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Baby, Mother found safe, Father in custody after Amber Alert

Phillip Harris (Courtesy Scott City Police Dept.) Phillip Harris (Courtesy Scott City Police Dept.)
Samantha Harris (Courtesy Scott City Police Dept.) Samantha Harris (Courtesy Scott City Police Dept.)

By Heartland News

SCOTT CITY, MO (KFVS) - An Amber Alert issued for a missing Scott City baby is canceled after the child and his mother are found safe.  The baby's father has been taken into custody.

They were found on Interstate 44 near Cuba, according to Scott City Police.

Scott City Police issued the alert after 23-year-old Phillip Michael Harris allegedly abducted his wife, Samantha, and their one-year-old son Dallis.

It happened Thursday night around five, at the Rhodes Travel Center in Scott City.

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Original Story: A Missouri Amber Alert has been issued this morning for a baby boy from Scott City.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol and Scott City Police Department 1-year-old Dallis Harris and his mother, Samantha Harris were abducted by the baby's father Phillip Harris.

Authorities say the abduction happened yesterday at the Rhodes Travel Center on Nash Road in Scott City. They believe the three may be heading to Tulsa Oklahoma or the St. Louis area.

The suspect could be driving a white 2001 Pontiac Grand Am with Missouri license plate PC5 T2F.

If you see any of them or the vehicle you're asked to call 911 or your local police immediately.

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