DETROIT (WJBK) - Detroit Police have released a series of photographs of a man they believe may be involved in the disappearance of a 13-year-old boy on Detroit's east side.
Deontae Mitchell was last seen Tuesday night around 10:30 p.m. at Nino's Market on Warren Avenue. An AMBER Alert was issued around 9 a.m. Wednesday.
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Police have released photos of the suspect from the surveillance video at the market. Police say they aren't sure what is in the suspect's hand in the first photograph.
Deontae's cousin told police they were on their bikes at the market when they saw an intoxicated man urinating drop some money. Deontae's cousin told police Deontae took the money and they rode off. Police say they also have third-hand information that Deontae may have been grabbed by someone in a 2002 Chevy Impala. The details of Deontae's disappearance are not exactly clear at this time, though. You can read more about the complicated police investigation here.
In the AMBER Alert, the suspect is described as being 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 175 lbs. He is said to be around 40 years old.
Deontae is about 4 feet 11 inches tall, and weighs about 86 pounds. He has hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a lime green Nautica shirt with gray jogging pants and black gym sho
This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates.