Amber Alert issued for 11-month-old boy taken by biological father in El Paso

Amir De La Luz (left) and suspect Ariel De La Luz (right) (Texas DPS)

EL PASO, Texas – An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 11-month-old boy who police said was taken from his biological mother by his father in El Paso.

Amir De La Luz was last seen wearing a diaper. The suspect is his father, Ariel De La Luz. Ariel De La Luz was last seen wearing a black shirt, black sweat pants, and white shoes.

According to the El Paso Police Department, it happened at approximately 7:15 a.m. Wednesday when the biological father of the child arrived at the residence and requested to see the child who resides with the biological mother. Taking advantage of a momentary distraction by the mother he took the child while stealing the mother’s vehicle.

Investigators suspect that the vehicle, a gray 2014 Dodge Avenger with Texas license plates of SSX8565, crossed into Juarez, Mexico, although the current whereabouts of the child remain unknown.

Dodge Avenger (Texas DPS)

The El Paso Police Department urges anyone with information regarding the missing child or the suspect to come forward and assist in the safe recovery of the child. Contact the El Paso Police Department by calling 911, the nonemergency line (915-832-4400) or Crimes Stoppers of El Paso (915-566- 8477) to stay anonymous.

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