BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – An Alabama toddler is missing after police said she was kidnapped during a birthday party in Birmingham’s Avondale neighborhood.
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ALEA has issued an AMBER alert. If you know the whereabouts of or have recently seen the person or vehicle described…
Posted by Alabama AMBER Alert on Saturday, October 12, 2019
According to AL.com and WVTM, Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney, 3, was outside with other children at the Tom Brown Village apartment complex when an SUV carrying a man and a woman approached about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. The man got out and placed Kamille inside the SUV before leaving the scene, witnesses said.
Here are the latest updates:
Update 10:22 p.m. EDT Oct. 13: The suspected vehicle involved in the disappearance of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney has been located and a man was taken into custody for questioning, AL.com reported.
Police are still searching for Kamille.
Update 9:29 p.m. EDT Oct. 13: Police released an updated description of the vehicle and images of the male suspect believed to be involved in the disappearance of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney.
The vehicle is a 2001 to 2006 blue or gray Toyota Sequoia.
New pictures just released from Birmingham PD show the man they believe is responsible for kidnapping 3-year-old Kamille McKinney on Saturday night. pic.twitter.com/zy1M9S0UUU
— Chip Scarborough (@ChipWVTM13) October 13, 2019
Update 3:41 p.m. EDT Oct. 13: Police issued an updated description and a photo of the vehicle involved in the disappearance of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney, 3, from a birthday party in Birmingham, Alabama.
According to WTVM, Birmingham police are looking for a blue-green Toyota Sequioa, with the year of the model between 2001 and 2006. The vehicle has either tan or brown trim, the television station reported. Police said a black man and a white woman were inside the vehicle, WIAT reported.
NEW INFO IN 3-YEAR-OLD MISSING GIRL, KAMILLE “CUPCAKE” MCKINNEY, INVESTIGATION: Police are searching for a black man and white woman believed to be driving a 2001-06 dark color Toyota Sequoia with beige trim. https://t.co/fKzlRDhx4U pic.twitter.com/bhdx8LIOWv
— CBS 42 (@CBS_42) October 13, 2019
Dominic McKinney on Sunday pleaded for the safe return of his daughter, AL.com reported.
“I just want my daughter back. I’ll pay anything, I’ll put up anything,” Dominic McKinney said. “Everybody knows Cupcake and I’ll do anything to bring that baby back home.”
Original report: In an Amber Alert issued late Saturday, authorities said Kamille, an African American girl with brown eyes and black hair, stands 3 feet tall and weighs about 60 pounds. She was wearing a pink and leopard print Minnie Mouse shirt with leopard print shorts, the alert said.
Officials described the man’s SUV, which may be an older Toyota 4 Runner, as dark-colored, possibly black or blue. The vehicle has “rims and a tan protruding bumper,” according to the Amber Alert.
Investigators are asking anyone who has information about Kamille’s disappearance to call Birmingham police at 205-254-0841 or 911.
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— Xavier Harris (@XavierWVTM13) October 13, 2019
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