Amber Alert: Two Children Missing Near Grand Rapids

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GRAND RAPIDS (WWJ) –  UPDATE (10am): Children returned home safe.

Police in Grand Rapids have issued an Amber Alert for two missing children: a three-year-old boy and his one-year-old sister who were last seen around 8:30 Monday night.

Police are asking the community to be on the look out for three-year-old Vernon Williams and his one-year old sister Karis Kamdyn Lee. Both children are African American with black hair and brown eyes.

Vernon is three feet tall, 32 pounds, with a mark on the left side of his forehead, and was last seen wearing a brown sweat suit with orange and white stripes and black gym shoes.

Karis weighs about 28 lbs. and was last seen wearing teal sweat pants with a purple shirt.

The two were last seen in Wyoming, Michigan, near Grand Rapids, where they were allegedly abducted by 28-year-old Vernon Lee Williams. Williams is 5’6″, 170 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a tattoo on his neck. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with a black vest. 

The suspect was driving a green Chrysler Sebring, license number BZS9767, and was last seen near Blodgett Hospital in East Grand Rapids.

If you have any information on the alleged victims, abductor or vehicle, call 911 or contact the East Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-949-7010.

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