AMBER alert canceled; suspect in custody

Update 8:32 p.m.

State police have canceled the AMBER alert that was activated regarding Henry Kellam.

The child has been located safely and the suspect is in custody.

Earlier 

OXFORD, N.Y. – State police have activated the AMBER alert as they investigate a reported child abduction in Chenango county.

Police are looking for a white Buick LeSabre with a Texas license plate being driven by 31-year-old Henry Kellam.

The child, also named Henry, is approximately 1 year and 6 months old with brown hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing red plaid shorts, a white t-shirt and camouflage sneakers.

The abduction reportedly happened in the town of Oxford, about 18 miles southeast of Cincinattus.

Police say Kellam has a violent history, is armed with a handgun and is a fugitive from Texas. He is the non-custodial parent of the child and is described as a white male with brown hair and green eyes.

Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to contact state police at (866) NYS-AMBER or dial 911 to provide information on a report or sighting.

Here’s the full alert from state police:

The New York State Police Endwell has activated the New York State AMBER Alert and is investigating a child abduction that occurred near Canal Street, in Oxford, Chenango County, NY at about 6:35 PM on 6/11/2015.

The CHILD, Henry Kellam is a White male, approximately 1 year 6 months old with brush cut, brown hair and green eyes. He is approximately 2 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 38 pounds. Henry was last seen wearing red plaid shorts, white t shirt, and camoflauge sneakers.. Henry has a scar over his left eye.

The SUSPECT, Henry Kellam is a White male, approximately 31 years old with brown hair and green eyes. He is approximately 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 145 pounds. He is the non-custodial parent.

The VEHICLE has been identified as a white Buick LeSabre with TX license plate number CPT6834. Car trunk is held shut by rope.

Suspect has a violent history, is armed with a handgun, and is a fugitive from Texas. Suspect is the non-custodial parent, abducted his 18 month old son and is in flight from police. Suspect has made threats to shoot police if approached.

Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call the New York State Police Endwell at (866)N Y S-AMBER or dial 911 to provide information on a report or sighting.


 

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