Girl, 2, found safe in Detroit after Amber Alert
The 2-year-old girl, Sondra Renee, who was the subject of a Tuesday morning Amber Alert has been found, safe, on Detroit's west side, and two people accused of playing a role in her abduction have been arrested, police confirmed.
Detroit police issued an Amber Alert after a 2-year-old girl was abducted from her aunt’s house early Tuesday. Police said that around 2:30 a.m., the suspect, Grady Lamar Barrett, went to the home located in the 21000 block of Karl, produced a weapon and took the girl.
Barrett escaped in a black 2009 GMC Sierra pickup. The truck has a Michigan license plate, DAS 8417, and has a trailer attached to the truck. The Michigan license plate on the trailer is D47 6667. The trailer also has a sign on the side says G&G Landscaping, Snow Removal and Grass Cutting, police said.
Barrett is the boyfriend of the girl’s mother. The aunt was babysitting when Sondra was abducted. Barrett is described as a black male, 42 years old, 6-feet-tall, 278 pounds, bald, with a thick beard and mustache.
The vehicle was brought to a stop by police in the area of Seven Mile and Meyers on the city's west side. The suspect, along with another individual, were arrested, said DPD Officer Jennifer Moreno, though the gender, age and alleged role of the second suspect were not immediately available.