A 34-year-old guy who stole a automobile with a 2-year-old boy inside of at a Raytown comfort retailer, prompting an Amber Alert on Monday, has been charged with kid kidnapping, prosecutors stated.
Robert Mitchell used to be additionally charged with stealing a motor automobile after he drove off with a white Dodge Caravan that used to be left working out of doors the ease retailer at 6024 Blue Ridge Side road, in step with Jackson County Prosecutor’s place of job.
The boy used to be discovered protected about half-hour after the Amber Alert used to be issued.
In keeping with charging paperwork, the kid’s father went within the comfort retailer to heat up meals for his son, leaving his automobile working and his kid within the automobile. When he got here again out of doors, he noticed his automobile used to be long gone.
Video pictures confirmed Mitchell getting into the auto from the passenger’s aspect door, mountaineering into the driving force’s seat and leaving the world heading westbound on 61st Side road against Raytown Highway.
After the Amber Alert used to be issued, the Lee’s Summit Police Division situated the automobile and started pursuing the auto along side the Missouri State Freeway Patrol.
Soldiers with the Missouri State Freeway Patrol arrested Mitchell. A 3rd guy used to be additionally arrested after Mitchell allegedly dropped the person off at a House Depot in Lee’s Summit, charging paperwork stated.
Mitchell informed police that he had pushed a white van, picked a person up and dropped him off and he used to be later pursued by means of police.