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UPDATED: Deputies looking for two children taken from Burien Library

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on May 22, 2012 at 1:28 pm with 2 Comments »
May 22, 2012 3:07 pm


Michael Riley

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 23-year-old man and two young children he’s suspected of abducting today from the Burien Library.

King County sheriff’s investigators believe Michael Riley III violated a court order and took his 7-month-old son, Jamier Riley, and his ex-girlfriend’s 2-year-old son, Jermiah Watkins.

Jermiah Watkins

Investigators say he stole his ex-girlfriend’s car while the two children were inside.

Riley is believed to be driving a green 1994 Lexus, with Washington license plate 299UOM.

Riley is described a black, 5 feet 10 and 150 pounds, with brown eyes. He’s believed to have gang ties. No weapons were seen at the time of the abduction.

Jamier Riley

Photos of the two boys were recently added to the Amber Alert. No descriptions of what they are wearing is listed.

Leave a comment Comments → 2
  1. These guys keep messing up any chance of intergenerational
    learning. Perhaps it’s necessary that the passing of wisdom
    become more formalized.

  2. interWOLFone says:

    Can’t stress it enough. Don’t leave your kids in the car unsupervised. Not even if you’re only running into a library to drop off your books.

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