An Amber Alert from Florida was issued for 2-year-old Stella Turley after she was allegedly taken by her non-custodial mother to Wilton Manors in Broward County, according to local officials. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.
The incident happened early Sunday morning, between 2 a.m. and 2:30 a.m., when Stella was taken from her home in the 2300 block of Northwest 9th Avenue in Wilton Manors. Specific details of the circumstances of his disappearance were not immediately disclosed.
“It was determined by investigators that the mother did not have custody of the child and that the mother and child left the residence on foot to an unknown location,” police said in a statement.
The suspect was identified as Christine Ammon, a 29-year-old white woman with blond hair and blue eyes, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 135 pounds. She was last seen wearing a floral shirt, dark colored leggings and a small handbag.
Stella is described as a 2 year old white female with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 30 inches tall and weighing 36 pounds. She has a red strawberry-shaped birthmark on the left temple of her face and was last seen wearing a dark blue dress with thin red and white stripes.
Anyone who sees Stella or Ammon is urged to immediately call 911 or call the Wilton Manors Police Department at 954-390-2150 if you have any other information that may assist investigators.
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