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Authorities locate 6-month-old out of Muskogee who was taken after father assaulted mother

MUSKOGEE, Okla. – Authorities have located the 6-month-old boy who was reported missing out of Muskogee after his father assaulted his mother.

Around 7 p.m. Monday, 34-year-old Joseph Meyer allegedly took off with 6-month-old Christopher Meyer after allegedly assaulting the child’s mother with a gun in the 2400 block of N. 32nd St. in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Meyer is the infant’s father, officials said.

Tuesday morning, officials issued an Amber Alert for the missing child; however, officials later recalled the Amber Alert, saying the alert was issued too soon, but added they were still searching for Meyer and the child.

Authorities said Meyer had threatened to kill the child’s mother, himself and the infant.

Fortunately, officials said the child was found safe.¬† He was reportedly dropped off at the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office, KJRH reports.

However, Meyer remains on the loose.


If you know of his whereabouts, please call police.

Joseph Meyer, Oklahoma Department of Corrections 2016