UPDATE: Nathan has been found safe. The amber alert has been canceled.
A Georgia Amber Alert (Levi's Call) has been issued for 5-year-old Nathan Zeller after he was abducted from the city of Canton in Cherokee County, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.
The incident happened at 4:10 p.m. on Tuesday when Nathan was taken from his home by his non-custodial father, 40-year-old Nathan Benito Zeller. Other details about the circumstances of the kidnapping were not immediately released.
A photo of Nathan was not immediately available, but he is described as a 5-year-old white male with brown hair and hazel eyes, standing 3 feet 5 inches tall and weighing about 50 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, khaki shorts and blue tennis shoes.
The suspect is described as a 40-year-old white male with short brown hair and hazel eyes, standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 185 pounds. He is believed to have taken the child in a 2014 black Kia Optima with Georgia license plate RCH5769.
Investigators believe the father may be taking the child towards the northeast Alabama/Huntsville area.
Anyone who sees Nathan, Zeller, or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Canton Police Department at 770-720-4883 if you have any other information that could help investigators.
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