MSP issue AMBER Alert for child missing from Detroit

Savannah Walker (R) and Marcus Hightower (Courtesy: missingkids.org)
Savannah Walker (R) and Marcus Hightower (Courtesy: missingkids.org)


DETROIT, Mich. (WOOD) —  According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Michigan State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for Savannah Walker.

The organization’s website says four-year-old Savannah Walker was last seen Tuesday.  She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

State Police say they believe she is with 33-year old Marcus Hightower. Hightower is described as a black male, 5-foot-9, 252 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

The two are believed to be in a 2004 black Ford Explorer with a Michigan license plate of DFJ 5377.

Savannah’s mother, 39-year-old Heidi Walker, is also missing. She was last seen on Tuesday as well. She is described as a white female, 5-foot-10, 145 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. Police say they suspect she may have been a victim of foul play. Family members reported them missing on Friday night.

Hightower, who is said to be Heidi Walker’s boyfriend, has a lengthy criminal record, including convictions of Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder and 2nd Degree Child Abuse.

If you have seen the vehicle, suspect or child involved call 911.

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