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Missing 7-month-old found and returned to mother, suspect arrested

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Posted at 7:12 PM, Jun 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 02:47:59-04

The Port Arthur police found 7-month-old Jason Roberts and returned him to his mother.

Police were able to locate the suspect's vehicle unoccupied and later found and arrested 26-year-old Nathan Lynn Roberts Jr. just before 7 p.m..

The Amber Alert has been discontinued.

ORIGINAL STORY: According to a post from Port Arthur police, at approximately 3:27 p.m. officers responded to the 4300 block of Lewis Drive in reference to a shooting. Officers located a female who had been shot. She advised her child’s father, identified as 26-year-old Nathan Roberts Jr., shot her and fled with the child.