Syracuse Police have activated the New York State AMBER Alert and is investigating a child abduction that occurred near Valley Drive, in Syracuse around 11 p.m. on Saturday.
Police say that 24-year-old Ryan Lawrence, the custodial father, left home with 1-year-old Maddox Lawrence Saturday night after leaving information indicating that he was going to harm himself and possibly Maddox. Officials say Ryan Lawrence has a history of mental health issues and is emotionally unstable.
Maddox is described as white with blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white shirt with pink collar and brown puppies, long pink pants, a blue coat with pink interior, brown suede shoes and a gray knit hat with pom poms.
Ryan is described as white with brown hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 5’11” tall and weighs about 170 pounds. He has a Zodiac tattoo on his right hand, and a round burn scar on his lower right leg. He was last seen wearing a gray shell jacket, blue jeans, and tan timberland boots.
Their last known location was thought to be a parking lot at Destiny USA.
Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call the Syracuse Police Department at 866-NYS-AMBER or dial 911 to provide information on a report or sighting.