AMBER Alert canceled after Tennessee infant found safe

MORGAN COUNTY, TENN. - Update from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation: The AMBER Alert for Russell Joe Roysden has been canceled after the infant was found safe Wednesday evening.

 

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an AMBER Alert for a 3-month-old Wartburg baby officials say was kidnapped by his non-custodial father. 

Officials say baby Russell Joe Roysden was last seen at his home in Wartburg when he was kidnapped by his non-custodial father, Jerry Alad Roysden, around 10 a.m. Wednesday. 

Russell Roysden is a white male, 2 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 12 lbs. with blonde hair and blue eyes.

 

 

Jerry Roysden, 56, is a white male, 6 feet tall, 170 lbs. TBI said he has an "extensive violent criminal history." 

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office has issued a warrant for kidnapping for his arrest. 

 

 

Officials do not know what Roysden was wearing, or which direction he may be traveling. TBI did not release vehicle information for Roysden.

Anyone with information about the baby or Jerry Roysden's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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