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Police say Amber Alert issued for infant taken by father in Denver

Last seen in 2006 gray Audi four-door station wagon
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Posted at 2:06 PM, Nov 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-10 14:06:51-05

DENVER — Police in Denver said an Amber Alert was issued for an infant who was taken from their mother by their father Wednesday after an alleged assault.

The Denver Police Department said just before 2 p.m. Wednesday they were looking for 39-year-old Anwar Rhodes and the infant, identified as 11-month-old Riott Garner. Both were last seen in a 2006 gray four-door Audi A4 station wagon with duct tape on its front bumper and Colorado license plate ALWH70, police said.

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Police said they were last seen around 11:15 a.m. near 30th and Ivy.

A spokesperson for the police department said Rhodes assaulted the mother of their child, took the child and fled. Amber Alerts reached phones in Denver just before 3 p.m.

Rhodes is described as a Black male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5-foot-11 and about 150 pounds, according to police.

Anyone who knows of their whereabouts or spots the vehicle is asked to call 911.

This is a developing news story and will be updated.