MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An Amber Alert in Wisconsin for a 2-month-old baby that was in need of prescription medication has been canceled after the child was found safe.
Wisconsin Rapids police say officers were investigating a possible child neglect/abuse case Wednesday and attempted to check the well-being of the child. The child’s mother spotted officers and entered as a passenger into a vehicle with a male driver.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin To Be Arraigned Thursday For Allegedly Violating Teen's Civil Rights In 2017
The driver took off and a vehicle pursuit ensued. When it was determined that the child could be in the vehicle, the pursuit was ended by officers in the interest of the child’s safety.READ MORE: After Another Assault, What's Being Done To Keep Downtown Mpls. Safe?
An Amber Alert was issued Thursday morning when it was learned that the child needs daily medication that the mother did not take with her.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Teacher Harvey Williams Struck, Killed By Automatic Gunfire
The alert was canceled after the child was found safe. The vehicle was located near Wood County, and two people are in custody, police said.