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UPDATE: AMBER Alert canceled for TN infant kidnapped by father

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HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

UPDATE: The TBI says the infant at the center of an AMBER Alert has been found Wednesday evening.

Three-month-old Russell Roysden was found in Morgan County, Tennessee, which is the same county where investigators said he was kidnapped by his father, 56-year-old Jerry Roysden.

The AMBER Alert was canceled about an hour after it was issued.

The TBI has not said if Jerry Roysden was also found.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this story.


ORIGINAL STORY: An AMBER Alert has been issued for a Morgan County infant who was kidnapped by his father Wednesday morning.

The TBI says 3-month-old Russell Joe Roysden was taken from his home in Wartburg, Tennessee, by his father, 56-year-old Jerry Alan Roysden. Roysden does not have custody of the child.

Jerry Roysden is 6'0" tall and weighs about 170 pounds. He has hazel eyes and brown hair.

The TBI says the father "has an extensive violent criminal history." A warrant for kidnapping has been issued for his arrest.

If you have any information about this AMBER Alert, please call 911 or 1-800-TBI-FIND.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this story.

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