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Police seek man who took baby

James Anton

James Dean Anton is wanted on an assault charge

UPDATE July 2, 2011

On Friday, July 1, police were notified of Anton’s whereabouts in Newaygo County. He is now lodged in the Kent County Jail.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Police are still searching for the man who caused an Amber Alert to go out early Monday when he took his 7-month old daughter from her home.
According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, they were called to the 4600 block of Grosvenor, in Solon Township, on Sunday, June 26, at 11:41 p.m. on a report of felonious assault. An amber alert was later issued for a 7-month-old child taken by James Dean Anton, 27. He later returned the child at about 5:30 a.m. Monday, June 27.
The Kent County Prosecutor’s office issued a warrant for felonious assault, and police are trying to locate Anton because of his mental state and outstanding charges. His family is worried he may harm himself. If you have any information, please call the Sheriff Department at 616-336-3113 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 or toll free 866-774-2345. You can also text Silent Observer a tip. Text “Tip138” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). The keyword TIP138 must appear on the first line of your text message in order to reach Silent Observer.

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