May 26, 2010
***UPDATE (8:35PM EST): The missing child alert has been canceled. Officials report the suspect is in custody and the children are safe.***
WETUMPKA, AL (WTVM) - The Alabama Department of Public Safety is stepping up efforts to hunt down a Wetumpka kidnapping suspect after he took two toddlers he was babysitting.
Officers are searching for Christopher Lee Thompson, who was last seen driving a 1999 black Buick Regal LS.
Thompson routinely baby sits two children - Chloe Cannon and Bryant Cannon - ages 1 and 2, but Tuesday around 1pm he took the children, with additional clothes and diapers, and has not returned.
The tag number for the 1999 black Buick Regal is ALABAMA 2-9-B-1-6-A-9.
Bryant was last seen wearing an orange and yellow shirt with blue jeans. Chloe Cannon was last seen wearing a pink top and pink shorts. THOMPSON is possibly in the Montgomery Area.
If you have any information, please contact Crimestoppers at 215-STOP, the Wetumpka Police Department at (334) 567-1320 or dial 911.