AMBER Alert canceled for missing 3-year-old


Pictured above: Ezra Jones – Picture courtesy of NCDPS


The Amber Alert has been canceled – the child has been located.


RALEIGH 8:30 PM — The Buncombe County is searching for a missing child: Ezra David Jones.

Ezra David Jones is a 3-year-old asian male, approximately 3 feet 0 inches tall, weighing 30 pounds. He has brown hair, and brown eyes.

Allegedly, there is 1 abductor: Stephen Drake Jones. Stephen Drake Jones is described as 27 years old, white, male, 6 feet 1 inches tall, weighing 185 pounds. He has red hair and hazel eyes. Abductor was last seen wearing unknown color t-shirt, khaki shorts and baseball cap.

Last seen in Henderson County traveling towards Black Mountain with a possible destination of Winston Salem. The vehicle is a Blue 1990 Ford F250 with NC license tag number PEC5783.

If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the Buncombe County immediately at (828) 250-4449, or call 911 or *HP.

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