Update: AMBER Alert: Sturgis DWH9204-Black 09 Traverse with 3 children- Suspect armed-Call 911.

Event: Child Abduction Emergency
Sender Name: Sturgis Police Department
Issued: 2018-08-30T08:22:45-04:00
Expires: 2018-08-31T07:22:45-04:00
WEA Text: AMBER Alert: Sturgis DWH9204-Black 09 Traverse with 3 children- Suspect armed-Call 911.

Description: **Update: Correction to child Nieves, year of birth. Photo of the taking parent has been updated. The abductor’s vehicle color has been updated.

**AMBER Alert

MSP Operations was contacted by Sturgis PD regarding an Amber Alert at 12:16 a.m. LEA advised that there was a domestic complaint where the father assaulted the mother. The mother fled the residence and went to a gas to call 911. The incident occurred at 108 Pioneer Street, Sturgis, MI. The father Fernando Mendoza Cruz, 5-19-81 fled with the children, 2 yr old – Aldo Cruz 7-27-16, wearing a Blue T-shirt and a diaper, 4 yr old- Matteo Nieves, 2-14-14 wearing red shorts and blue T-shirt, 5 yr old- Chelsey Lopez, 2-5-13 wearing a pink T-shirt and blue pajamas pants. The father, Fernando Cruz is armed with a handgun. Sturgis PD is currently pinging his phone.

Vehicle Information: 2009 Chevy Traverse, Maroon in Color, Reg: DWH9204.
Instruction: NO FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.
Link to more Info: www.missingkids.org
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Other,
Resource links:
AmberImage1
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Link: https://amberimages.ncmec.org/30164/p60370.jpg
AmberImage2
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Link: https://amberimages.ncmec.org/30164/p60371.jpg
AmberImage3
Type: jpg/gif/png
Link: https://amberimages.ncmec.org/30164/p60372.jpg
SuspectImage1
Type: jpg/gif/png
Link: https://amberimages.ncmec.org/30164/p60369.jpg
Area Description: Target Area

Message Identifier: NCMEC_60210_2
CAP MessageType: Update