Texas Amber Alert: 2 children abducted from Haskell
PUBLISHED Fri, March 31, 2017 - 4:00pm EDT
UPDATE: The amber alert has been canceled. Both children were found safe and the suspects have been taken into custody.
A Texas Amber Alert has been issued for 4-year-old Malakai Lara and 8-year-old Devonte McGee after they were abducted from the city of Haskell in Haskell County. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. (more)
The abduction reportedly happened in Haskell on Friday, but specific details about the circumstances of the kidnapping were not immediately released. Both children are believed to be in "grave or imminent danger."
The two suspects have been identified as Cody McGee, a 26-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes, and Stephanie "Nicole" Wilson. a 23-year-old white female with brown hair and hazel eyes. McGee is about 5 feet 6 inches tall and Wilson is 5 feet 2 inches tall.
The first child, Malakai Lara, is described as a 4-year-old Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 3 feet tall and weighing about 40 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue/red spiderman shirt, blue jeans and yellow/black Air Jordan shoes.
The second child, Devonte McGee, is described as an 8-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes, weighing about 65 pounds. His height has not been released. Devonte was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans, and black Air Jordan shoes.
The suspects are believed to have taken the children in a black 2007 Jeep Compass with Texas license plate HBP 5873. Details about the nature of the relationship between the suspects and the children were not immediately available.
Anyone who sees either the children, the suspects, or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Haskell Police Department at 940-256-1589 if you have any other information that could help investigators.