NEW DETAILS: Police continue to seek public’s help in finding 2-year-old New Martinsville boy abducted by relative

Wetzel County

UPDATE: (11/16/20 3:30 p.m.) – New Martinsville Police Chief Tim Cecil says the child and his uncle could be headed to Atlanta, Georgia.

He also says when police tried to locate the uncle’s cell phone it was in the Charleston/Dunbar area of West Virginia.

Chief Cecil asks the public to be on the lookout for a silver or red Hyundai Accent. The red car will have a Georgia license plate RIW 3109.

Not sure if he’s in danger, but anytime he’s taken and it’s not his father or his mother than has him, so it’s not a good situation.

Chief Tim Cecil, New Martinsville Police

Multiple agencies are assisting with the search including the West Virginia State Police, U.S. Marshals and police in the Fulton County area of Georgia.

If you have any information, call 911 immediately.


NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. (WTRF) New Martinsville police are seeking the public’s help in finding a two-year old boy who was abducted from his home Sunday morning by a relative.

New Martinsville Police Chief Cecil says the child is a black male who was last seen wearing a black jacket with a Nike swoosh. The child’s hair is in a ponytail.

He is believed to be traveling with his uncle, a black male.

If you have any information contact the New Martinsville Police Department at (304) 455-9100 or call 911.

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