UPDATE: The child has been safely located: http://bit.ly/38yDsi2
Missing Child/ Children
Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the Houston Police Department (HPD).
This morning at approximately 7:30 a.m., a car was stolen with 5-year-old, Richard Banahene inside.
He is an African-American male (DOB is 4/19/14), he weighs about 40 pounds and is tall for his age. He has black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a yellow polo shirt on top of a black and gray long sleeve shirt, blue jeans and blue and green Sketchers shoes.
Anyone with information about the child or vehicle is asked to immediately call the Houston Police Department at 713-308-3600 or call 9-1-1.
The stolen vehicle is a 2009 Black Toyota Corrolla with temporary tags with the number: 57887Y6. The vehicle has tape on the side view mirrors and a dent in the driver’s side door. The vehicle was stolen from a check cashing establishment located in the 11000 block of the Southwest Freeway near West Bellfort.
HPD believes the driver of a 2010 grey suburban, with chrome rims and broken passenger taillight may have witnessed the incident. If you know this vehicle or were in the area of the Southwest Freeway and W Bellfort at 7:30 a.m. today and have info, call HPD.