3-year-old boy found safe

UPDATE: Authorities have said that the child was found safely.


Authorities in Hall County are searching for an abducted 3-year-old boy.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office reports that Andy Aleman was last seen at Longwood Park around 3:15 p.m. Thursday. Investigators believe he was taken by 28-year-old Juan Reynoso Flores.

Aleman is described by authorities as being Hispanic, weighing 30 pounds, wearing a blue shirt and shorts.

Deputies describe Flores as being Hispanic, around 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and weighing around 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown polo short and green dress pants.

Gainesville Police says the child and suspect are known to each other.

Several state and local agencies have been asked to assist in the search.

Anyone who sees either Aleman or Flores is asked to call 911 immediately.