Amber Alert discontinued after 7-month-old allegedly abducted in Port Arthur found safe, suspect arrested

Amber Alert discontinued after 7-month-old allegedly abducted in Port Arthur found safe, suspect arrested
Nathan Roberts Jr. (Source: Port Arthur Police Department)

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (KLTV) - UPDATE: According to the Port Arthur Police Department, the 7-month-old-child was found unharmed and suspect, Nathan Roberts Jr. was taken into custody. Roberts has been arrested for Aggravated Kidnapping.

According to DPS, the Amber Alert has been discontinued.

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-month-old boy who Port Arthur police say was abducted following a shooting Monday.

According to a Facebook post from the Port Arthur Police Department, at approximately 3:27 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a shooting in the 4300 block of Lewis Drive in Port Arthur.

Officers said they located a female who had been shot. She advised her child’s father, identified as Nathan Roberts Jr., 26, shot her and fled with their 7-month-old child.

7-month-old Jason Roberts abducted
7-month-old Jason Roberts abducted (Source: TxAlerts)

Port Arthur police said the suspect vehicle has been located but they are asking the public’s help if they know the whereabouts of Nathan Roberts Jr. or have any information on the incident, please contact Det. Guedry at 409-960-8448.

According to DPS, the missing child is 7-month-old Jason Roberts and he was last seen wearing a gray onesie.

If you have any information, please dial 911 or contact Port Arthur police.

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