Aug 19, 2009 PLEASANTON: UPDATE: AMBER ALERT ISSUED FOR 2-MONTH-OLD BOY TAKEN BY FATHER
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-month-old boy who was taken by force from his mother by his father and uncle in Pleasanton early this morning.The abduction was reported shortly after 4:45 a.m. in the area of Holland Drive and Payne Road, police Sgt. Barry Mickleburgh said.Police received near-simultaneous calls from the distraught mother and from neighbors reporting a woman crying inside a vehicle.The mother, a 17-year-old girl, told arriving officers that 2-month-old Davion Bryceon Dunn was strapped in a car seat in the back of a car when the father, 18-year-old Damiante Dunn, approached and assaulted her.A female friend had just driven the mother and her baby back from a party, police said. The mother said Dunn had been calling her during the evening and threatening to take the child away if she didn’t tell him where she was, police said.Damiante Dunn’s brother, 20-year-old Kalandre Dunn, was with him during the confrontation this morning and began assaulting the girl’s friend, who was struggling to hold the baby in the car seat, police said.Kelandre Dunn allegedly punched the woman in the face and took the baby, according to police.The Dunn brothers then allegedly drove off with the child in a white 1988 Oldsmobile with 22-inch rims. The car was last seen headed south on Hopyard Road, police said.Damiante Dunn is described as a black man, 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 167 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and black jeans along with a red hat with a white “W” on it and black tennis shoes.Kelandre Dunn is also black, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, police said. He was last seen wearing black shorts, a white T-shirt and a black, red and white San Francisco 49ers hat.The baby was wearing a white “onesie” with a teddy bear on the front.Pleasanton police issued an Amber Alert but don’t yet have the Oldsmobile’s license plate number. Authorities are trying to pinpoint where the brothers may have headed.
“They may have ties to Richmond but we’re not able to confirm any of that yet,” Mickleburgh said this morning.Anyone who spots the Oldsmobile or has information on the baby’s whereabouts is asked to call Pleasanton police at (925) 931-5100.
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Police are searching for a 2-month-old boy who was apparently taken by force from his mother by his father and uncle in Pleasanton early this morning. Pleasanton police Sgt. Barry Mickleburgh said the abduction happened at about 4:45 a.m. in the area of Holland Drive and Payne Road. He said police received near-simultaneous calls from the distraught mother and from neighbors reporting a disturbance. The mother told police that her baby, Davion Bryceon Dunn, was strapped in a car seat in the back of a car when the father, 18-year-old Dimiante Dunn, approached and assaulted her, Mickleburgh said.Dimiante Dunn’s brother, 21-year-old Kalandre Dunn, was with himand assaulted a woman who was sitting in the car’s backseat, Mickleburgh said. “The suspect’s brother entered the backseat of the car, battered the other woman in the car, removed her from the car and removed the child from the car,” Mickleburgh said. The Dunn brothers then allegedly took the child and drove off in a white 1988 Oldsmobile with 22-inch rims. The car was last seen traveling south on Hopyard Road. The mother, who is 19, and the other woman, who is 18, suffered minor injuries but didn’t require hospitalization, Mickleburgh said. Police are trying to pinpoint where the brothers may have headed.”They may have ties to Richmond but we’re not able to confirm any of that yet,” Mickleburgh said. Anyone who spots the Oldsmobile or has information on the crime is asked to call Pleasanton police at (925) 931-5100. Amber Alert Click Here