Amber Alert issued for 2 kids now canceled
Two amber alerts were issued earlier this week when 9-year-old Kingston Perry and his 18-month-old sister Karina went missing. Their father has since been charged.
The Montgomery County Police Department announced the disappearance on Twitter but notified netizens later that the missing person's alert had been canceled.
In a tweet shared on Tuesday, the Police Department confirmed that a suspect had been charged with a 'Domestic-related stabbing that resulted in the initial amber alerts.
AMBER ALERT: Police looking for Kingston Perry, 9, and Karina Perry, 18 months. They are with Dwight Reylando Perry, 35. Last seen in Gaithersburg. Dwight should be driving a blue Toyota Camry with Maryland tag 5DF8922. pic.twitter.com/wYTCaHrXed— WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore (@wbaltv11) July 10, 2018
According to the amber alert, the children were taken by their 35-year-old biological father, Dwight Reylando Perry who was last seen driving a blue Toyota Corolla.
Dwight had stabbed his girlfriend - the children's mother - who was later rushed to hospital 'with non-life-threatening injuries.' Authorities were concerned about Kingston and Karina's safety.
The children were unharmed and Dwight had dropped Karina off at a day-care facility. Kingston was later located in the care of other family members.
VIDEO: Dwight Perry in police custody at a firehouse in Prince George's County after turning himself in following an Amber Alert issued in Montgomery County. Amber Alert was canceled after his 2 kids were found safe at other locations https://t.co/7BjUwahP3Q #fox5dc pic.twitter.com/ET1dRStCrG— FOX 5 DC (@fox5dc) July 11, 2018
Dwight was charged, and authorities will interview him in connection with his girlfriend's stabbing. The incident shook the community and netizens expressed their concerns on Twitter.
Authorities are still investigating the events leading up to the stabbing but confirmed that the children were safe and 'found in good condition.'