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Old 10-19-2008, 08:44 PM
 
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Please let me know if I should not have posted this - you just never know who might see him going about their day

WTOP Breaking News: Amber Alert issued for Missing 5-Year-Old Boy
Oct 19th
Fairfax County Police have issued an Amber Alert for 5-year-old Kamron Wells. Wells went missing Sunday morning in Alexandria. Wells is described as 3 feet tall, black, and about 50 pounds. He was wearing a gray sweatshirt, camouflage T-shirt, jeans, and black shoes. Wells is missing his front left tooth.

More details can be found at wtopnews.com.
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Old 10-20-2008, 06:24 AM
 
Location: Fly-over country.
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They found him.

It was also on Comcast (all channels) last night. Is that new?

It would have been better if they had the pic on the TV alter, but they found him up in NE DC anyway.
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Old 10-20-2008, 08:51 AM
 
Location: Arlington, VA
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Glad that he is home safe.

It is great that you posted this on City-Data. Since there are a whole lot of people on here from NoVA, this seems like the perfect place to get the word out.

I wonder if local news websites (like washington post or even town newspapers) post the amber alerts on their sites when one occurs... The more people that hear, the better.
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Old 10-20-2008, 05:35 PM
 
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He was found directly because of the Amber Alert! The woman who took him brought him to a home in DC. One of the people there recognized the boy's shirt from the Amber Alert description, at which point she ran away and he flagged down a police officer.
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