Amber Alert Canceled: 8-Year-Old Boy Found


UPDATE: The Houston Police Department canceled the Amber Alert for 8-year-old Charte Harris Saturday at 6 a.m.. The child is safe and the suspect is in custody, officials said.

HOUSTON -- Houston Police Department issued an Amber Alert Friday for missing 8-year-old Charte Deleon Harris.

Harris was last seen Thursday around 10:00 a.m. with his mother's boyfriend, Charles Elmer Shoemaker.

According to police, Shoemaker took Harris to Kate Bell Elementary School in Houston to register him in school, but lacked all of the paperwork to do so. Neither the child nor suspect has been seen since.

Harris is black, about 4 feet tall and wieghs 110-120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red T-shirt and brown warm-up pants.

Shoemaker, 29, is black with a dark complexion and dark hair. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and wieghs about 250 pounds. He ws last seen wearing a multi-colored shirt and blue jeans and driving Harris' mother's car -- a dark gray 1999 Ford Crown Victoria sedan with Texas license plate number BX6-L210.

Anyone with information regarding this child, the suspect or the vehicle is asked to call HPD at (713) 308-3600.

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