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AMBER ALERT: East Texas officials searching for missing 5-week-old, father arrested

The infant's father and the vehicle have been located but the infant is still missing.

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas — The Texas Rangers, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office and Wells Police Department (WPD) are searching for a missing 5-week-old boy.

The child, identified as Armaidre Antwan Marquie Argumon, was last seen Friday, around 7 a.m, in the 500 block of Old Forest Road in Wells.

Credit: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

The child has black hair, brown eyes and was wearing a diaper the last time he was seen.

According to the WPD, the boy's father, DeAndre Argumon, has been arrested.

Credit: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

Police are asking the public if they saw Deandre driving a 2003 gray Ford Explorer between the hours of 10 a.m - 2 p.m. on Friday, to contact officials immediately. The vehicle has been located, but the infant is still missing. 

Credit: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

If you have any information on the child's whereabouts, please contact the WPD at (903) 683-2271.