A 9-year-old boy who was abducted in Miami-Dade County has been found dead, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
An Amber Alert was issued for a 9-year-old boy who officials say has been abducted in Miami-Dade County.
Alejandro Ripley was last seen near the intersection of SW 158th Avenue and Kendall Drive wearing a blue Captain America shirt, black shorts and black Crocs shoes.
He is described as 4 feet 11, weighing 120 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and a scar on his left leg.
Authorities say Alejandro has nonverbal autism.
🚨 We need your help in locating Alejandro Ripley, a 9-year-old autistic/non-verbal boy that was abducted near the area of SW 158 Avenue and 88 Street. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is requested to IMMEDIATELY call 9-1-1 or @CrimeStopper305 at (305) 471-8477. pic.twitter.com/8wFCBL5AcG
— Miami-Dade Police (@MiamiDadePD) May 22, 2020
According to officials, Alejandro was abducted by two unknown black males driving an unknown light blue 4-door sedan.
One of the abductors may be wearing all black clothing and black bandana as a face mask. Officials said he may also have cornrows in his hair.
Anyone who locates the suspects is asked to not approach and contact FDLE at 1-888-356-4774.