UPDATE: The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that mother and child believed to have been abducted from Maries County have been located and are safe.
The Maries County Sheriff's Office issued this statement on its Facebook page: "The Amber Alert for Allison and Dominique (Summerford) has been canceled. Both subjects have been located. The individual reporting the incident has been taken into custody for filing a false report. No further information is being released at this time. Update to follow."
An Amber Alert has been issued for a pregnant mother and her small boy who apparently were abducted from a residence in Maries County.
The Maries County Sheriff's Office issued the alert after an incident that occurred at 32498 Maries County Road 213 at 1:40 p.m. on Thursday.
Authorities said Alison Summerford, a white female, 22, is five months pregnant. She and her boy, Dominque Summerford, who is 10-11 months old, were abducted at gunpoint from her residence and are possibly en route to the Arkansas area.
A post on the Maries County sheriff's Facebook page named a possible suspect, but the Missouri State Highway Patrol issued a release describing the suspect as unknown, "... white or Hispanic, male, black hair and black beard, wearing a tee shirt with dragon."
The vehicle in question is described as a dark colored GMC or Chevrolet pickup, last seen going towards Vienna. The vehicle had four tires in the bed of the pickup.
Anyone seeing the abducted child, suspect, associate, or vehicle, or anyone having any information related to the Amber Alert should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the Maries County Sheriff's Office at 573-422-3381.