Amber Alert Canceled for Memphis baby

9:03 AM, Jan 31, 2013   |    comments
  • Adrain Delk, Jr. was taken from Memphis hospital 1/31/13 by Adrian Delk Sr./TBI
  • Adrian Delk Sr., accused of taking son Adrian Delk, Jr. from Memphis hospital 1/31/13./TBI
  • example of a 2006 Nissan Altima, the car authorities believe Adrian Delk, Sr. is driving. 1/31/13
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UPDATE: Memphis Police have canceled an Amber Alert for a 2 month old baby from Memphis. The father of the child, Adrian Delk, is now in police custody.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Police in Memphis have issued an alert after the father of a two-month-old baby snatched the child from a hospital.

Authorities say 8-week-old Adrien Delk Jr. was taken by his father early Thursday from Methodist North Hospital.  A press release from the TBI says Adrian, JR. is a black male, with black hair, brown eyes, 17 inches long, and weighs 15lbs.

The police statement said 24-year-old Adrian Delk Sr. was armed with a knife.  The TBI say Adrian Delk Sr. assaulted the child's mother stabbing her multiple times. Delk Sr. transported the mother by private vehicle to a hospital in Memphis then fled with the baby in a 2006 Silver Nissan Altima with Tennessee registration C0161N.

The father is described as a male black, who is bald, 5-feet-10 and weighs about 160 pounds. He was dressed in a black jacket, blue shirt and dark pants.

Tips should be phoned to the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Memphis Police at (901) 545-2677.

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