TBI said 23-month-old Octavia Shaw was last seen with a suspect, 37-year-old Matias Martinez. Octavia was wearing a light blue dress with black sweat pants. She weighs approximately 30 pounds and is 2-feet tall. Martinez is described as being 510″ with brown eyes, black hair and weighs 185 pounds.
AMBER Alert issued for Tennessee 20-month-old; Search underway for man that disappeared with her during traffic stop
According to the Hamilton County Sheriffs Office, deputies performed a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Dayton Pike and Boy Scout Road in Chattanooga. The vehicle was driven by a woman and had her two-year-old daughter and a man, identified as Martinez, inside.
The sheriffs office said the driver had active warrants, and they asked Martinez to stand out of the way with the toddler while they questioned the driver.
During the course of the questioning, the sheriffs office said that Martinez left the scene with Octavia. Martinez has an outstanding warrant for Especially Aggravated Kidnapping.
NEW PICTURE: Here's a new still from @hcsotn of #AMBERAlert suspect Matias Martinez from this evening's traffic stop. If you spot him, call authorities immediately! pic.twitter.com/8k5uVIHuNy
MORE #AMBERAlert DETAILS: Here's a still of the dash cam video, provided by @hcsotn, from this afternoon's traffic stop, representing the last-known clothing both individuals are wearing. Call 911 or 1-800-TBI-FIND if you see Octavia or Matias.Please retweet to spread the word! pic.twitter.com/TRUpIW669E
��AMBER ALERT��: We need your help to find 23-month-old Octavia Shaw!The suspect, 37-year-old Matias Martinez, reportedly took off on foot with the child following a traffic stop on Boyscout Road.Please retweet to spread the word! pic.twitter.com/4XmLN2PdAn
The TBI has issued an AMBER Alert for a local toddler who was taken during a traffic stop in Hixson on Thursday.
The TBI says authorities are looking for 23-month-old Octavia Shaw who is believed to be with 37-year-old Matias Martinez.
The TBI says Martinez ran from officers following a traffic stop at the Dayton Pike/Boy Scout Road intersection and took the child with him.
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says Martinez has a valid Massachusetts’s driver’s license. He has brown eyes, is approximately 5’ 10” tall and weighs about 185 pounds.
Octavia was last seen wearing a light blue dress with black sweat pants. She weighs about 30 pounds and is 2 feet tall. She has a bi-racial complexion.
If you have any information, please call 911 immediately. You can also call Hamilton County Sheriff's Detective Patrick Miller at 423-622-0022 or TBI Special Agent Keith Herron at 1-800-TBI-FIND.