March 02, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Search Continues for Baby, 2002 Gray Nissan Maxima

photo of baby: harmony blueSpringfield Police continue the search for 13-month-old missing child, Harmony J. Blue, after the child was abducted at about 1:33 p.m. from a parking lot at 1117 E. Commercial in north Springfield. Her father left her, and a four-year-old boy, in a 2002 gray Nissan Maxima outside a grocery store. The keys were in the vehicle. Missouri Highway Patrol issued a Missouri Alert about 4 p.m.

The suspect is a white woman with blond hair, no relation to the child. She was seen taking the vehicle by the father. The license number for the stolen Maxima is Missouri license: YG6K5R. The boy was later dropped off in the 800 block of South Newton Avenue and was recovered by police and has been reunited with his father.

Harmony Blue weighs approximately 21 pounds and was wearing a blue, one-piece sleeper.

"All we can really add at this point is that the search for the missing child and the vehicle continues and detectives are following up on calls we have received," said Lt. Tad Peters of the SPD Criminal Investigation Services Division. "We continue to ask for anyone with information on this case, or anyone who has seen the vehicle, to call immediately."

Please call 911 or 417-864-1810 with any information.

Media Contact: Cora Scott 417-380-3351 or Lt. Ben King at 417-864-1722.
Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •