UPDATED Authorities report they've apprehended an Ashtabula County father who allegedly attacked the mother of his 17-month old son, stabbing her several times, before leaving with the toddler. The child has been recovered and is safe.
Police in the Ashtabula County community of Saybrook are looking for a father who allegedly stabbed his 17-month old son's mother, then abducted the boy earlier this afternoon. Authorities issued the regional AMBER Alert asking motorists to watch for Ernest Maurice Boles, 30, described as a black male with black hair, brown eyes, about 5'11" and weighs 195 pounds. His description is specific to include tattoos on both arms, neck, and torso and he may have his toddler son with him. The child was last described as wearing a dark blue shirt and black jeans.
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AN AMBER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED:
THE SUSPECT STABBED VICTIMS MOTHER MULTIPLE TIMES AND IS THE NON CUSTODIAL FATHER. SUSPECT HAS PRIOR'S FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, RESISTING ARREST, ASSAULT, AND DRUG ABUSE. SUSPECT HAS VIOLENT TENDENCIES
BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR A MISSING OR ABDUCTED CHILD FROM ASHTABULA COUNTY, OH. LAST SEEN ON 6254 NORTH BEND RD. IN THE CITY OF SAYBROOK AT 9/19/2011 4:27:00 PM.
INFORMATION AS OF 9/19/2011 5:20:06 PM.
THE CHILD'S NAME IS MASCEO BOLES (STATUS IS MISSING) AGE 17 MOS OLD. A BLACK MALE HEIGHT 3 FEET 0 INCHES WEIGHING 30 POUNDS WITH BLACK HAIR AND BROWN EYES. THE CHILD WAS LAST SEEN 6254 NORTH BEND RD. SAYBROOK OHIO 44004 WEARING DARK BLUE T-SHIRT AND BLACK JEANS.
THE SUSPECT'S NAME IS ERNEST MAURICE BOLES (STATUS IS ACTIVE)
SUSPECT IS A BLACK MALE APPROXIMATELY 30 YRS OLD WITH BLACK HAIR BROWN EYES, LAST SEEN WEARING: UNKNOWN. HEIGHT 5 FEET 11 INCHES. WEIGHT 195 POUNDS. (TATTOOS ON ABDOMEN,BACK,CHEST,LEFT ARM, RIGHT ARM,AND NECK.)
PLEASE CALL 1-877-AMBER-OH (1-877-262-3764) OR DIAL 911 IF YOU SEE THE CHILD, THE SUSPECT OR THE SUSPECT'S VEHICLE