Update 5:56 p.m. : The children have been located and are safe. The suspect is still at large.
The St. Louis City Police Department has issued an AMBER Alert for a child abduction that occurred at I-270 and Riverview in St. Louis City, at 1:45 PM today. Abducted were Blase Crockett, a 3-year-old black male, and Rycker Crockett, a 2-year-old black male. The suspect is believed to be Diata R. Crockett, a 34-year-old black male. Anyone seeing the victims, suspect, or anyone having any information related to the abduction, should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency, or call the St. Louis City Police Department at 314-444-5620.