AMBER ALERT issued for missing 6-week-old Ohio boy


CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – A 6-week-old baby was taken from Cleveland and the suspect may be traveling to Youngstown.

Cleveland issued an AMBER ALERT for Cannon Tatum, a white male with gray eyes and black hair weighing 14 pounds. The alert was issued early Wednesday morning.

He is 21 inches tall and last seen wearing a onesie with teddy bears yesterday.

According to his mother and police reports, the child was taken by a family friend who stole her vehicle with Cannon in the backseat around 11 p.m.

The child and the suspect were last seen in the area of West 85th and Madison in Cleveland.

Police say the suspect is 23-year-old TaShanee Dumas. In the reports, she is described as a 5’2″ Black female weighing 210 pounds.

She is driving a black 2006 Chevy Impala with Ohio temporary tag number M388569. The car has damage on its side.

Reports say she lives on Everrett Avenue in Youngstown and may be in the area. Police also said Dumas may be intoxicated.

If you see the child or the suspect, please call 911, or call the Youngstown Police Department.

The mother, Champell Tatum, told police officers Dumas physically assaulted her after the two argued before taking her car.

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