COVINA (CBSLA.com) — The Covina Police Department on Saturday was asking for the public’s help in finding a 10-year-old boy they say was abducted by his biological father on Friday during a court ordered and unmonitored visit.
The suspect and the victim were last seen Friday at about 3:30 p.m., in the Von’s Shopping Center located at 932 E. Badillo in the City of Covina.
The suspect is possibly driving a 2006 gray Toyota Tundra. The license plate on the vehicle is not known at this time.
The victim is 10-year-old Michael Stevens, described as a white male, 5-1, 133 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue striped shirt over a white t-shirt, gray zippered sweatshirt with a hood and white/blue Nike shoes.
The suspect is Michael Joseph Stevens, 49 years old, 5-9, 180 lbs., with black receding hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, blue/white button down shirt over a white t-shirt and a dark colored baseball hat.
The suspect has also been known to drive a blue 1997 Mercedes with California license plates #6TRE078 or an unknown color 1997 Saab 900 with Nevada license plates: #982WDC.
The suspect’s last known address is in San Bernardino and the victim’s biological mother resides in Nevada.
Anyone with information was being asked to contact the Covina Police Department at 626-384-5808, the Watch Commander at (626) 384-5665, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).