UPDATE: Both Divone Outten and the missing child have been located safe in Amsterdam. The investigation is ongoing.
UTICA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A Missing Person Alert was sent out by Utica Police for a 17-month-old who was picked up by his uncle, Divone Outten on Thursday morning. The child was picked up at approximately 10:30 a.m.
At around 3 p.m., Utica Police were notified that the child had not been returned, after Outten was initially supposed to bring back the child after a short time and did not bring him back.
At 5:15 p.m., the Missing Person Alert was sent out with the vehicle described as a gray 2012 Dodge Journey.