UPDATE: Our media partners at KOB-TV are reporting the boy was found Sunday morning in a 30-foot hole and a rescue operation was underway. Click here for KOB-TV updates.
This from an email sent Saturday night from New Mexico State Police Lt. Robert McDonald:
CARLSBAD —In cooperation with the Carlsbad Police Department, New Mexico State Police is issuing the following Amber Alert in New Mexico based on information that the child may have been abducted by a non-family member.
Carlsbad Police are looking for 4 year old Samuel Jones. Samuel is a white male. Samuel is approximately 3’0 tall and weighs 40 pounds. Samuel has hazel eyes and short brown hair. He has scratches on his left side of his chin and is missing his front four teeth.
Samuel was last seen wearing a blue and gray striped long sleeved shirt, blue jeans, blue and white baseball cap and black converse tennis shoes.
Samuel Jones was last seen at approximately 6:30 p.m. today near the 100 block of Taylor Circle in Carlsbad NM. A child matching Samuel’s description was seen walking in the area with a white bald male wearing a red shirt.
It is believed that Samuel Jones is in danger.
Anyone with information about this missing child should immediately call Detective Tanya Tiller with the Carlsbad Police Department at (575) 885-2111.