Friday, December 02, 2016
A 2-year-old Westport boy missing since Thursday afternoon—and the subject of a silver alert—was found today in New York City, police said.
Messiah Frazier was found at about 2:30 p.m.by Westport police at a home in New York City, a police news release said. He was in good health.
Police had been searching for him since responding to 1655 Post Road East on Thursday where it was learned he was last seen in Norwalk with his uncle, Danny Frazier, described as a known drug addict and convicted felon
The news release said Westport officers, the FBI, U.S. Marshals and surrounding police departments have been working this case with high priority.
“Information was developed that Messiah may have been brought to a relative’s home in Manhattan,” it said. “Westport detectives responded to Manhattan and found Messiah in good health.
“Messiah is being transported back to Connecticut and will be turned over to the Department of Children and Families.”
Police said the investigation into Danny Frazier will continue, “but locating Messiah was the Police Department’s priority to this point.”
Silver alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.
Posted 12/02/16 at 02:55 PM Permalink