Amber Alert canceled: 12-year-old Milwaukee boy found safe

NOW: Amber Alert canceled: 12-year-old Milwaukee boy found safe

Updated: 1:32 p.m. on Aug. 20, 2021

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- An Amber Alert has been canceled for a 12-year-old Milwaukee boy.

Milwaukee police report 12-year-old Terrence Trammell has been located and is safe. 

Trammell arrived at a MPD station this morning. No arrests have been made. Police are still investigating.

CBS 58 spoke with Trammell's mother who pleaded for his safe return. 

"He has a mother that loves him," she said. 

Trammell's mother told CBS 58, prior to this incident, he was a missing person for three weeks. He arrived back home Thursday, and hours later she said four men forced him into a car and drove away. The car is described as a silver sedan, possibly a Kia or Impala. 

"I'm tired," Trammell's mother told CBS 58. "I’ve cried enough my feelings hurt. I’m praying for the best. Hoping for the best. I hope my son hasn’t gotten himself into some thing that is terrible or horrible to where he’s really gonna get hurt or somebody’s really gonna kill him.”

Terrell’s mother did not want to comment since he was found.


Published: 5:02 a.m. on Aug. 20, 2021

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are looking for 12-year-old Terrence J. Trammell who was forcefully taken from his home around 8:40 p.m. Thursday, August 19.

An Amber Alert was activated overnight.  

He was last seen near 59th and Center. 

Police say, Trammell's mother saw a silver, possible Kia or Impala sedan pull up in front of her residence as Terrence was taking out the trash. Four unknown African American males exited the vehicle, and forcefully put Terrence in the vehicle, against his will, and drove north bound on N 59th St.

Trammell is described as a 5' 3" tall, 120-lb teen with brown eyes and black hair. He was wearing a Nike shirt with red letters, all black BB Simon pants with rhinestones and white Nike Foamposite shoes with blue lines on them. 

If you have any information call 911 or the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360. 

Correction: Missing child's age has been corrected from 13 to 12. 

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