East TN baby found safe after he was kidnapped by non-custodial father


The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an AMBER Alert on Wednesday for a 3-month-old baby from Wartburg, Tennessee kidnapped by his father with an extensive violent criminal history.

The TBI said the child was found and is safe in Morgan County, Tennessee.

According to the TBI, Russell Roysden was taken by his non-custodial father Jerry Roysden.

Agents said Russell was last seen at his home in Morgan County where he was kidnapped by his father. Russell is described as a 2'2" white boy, weighing 12 lbs. with blonde hair and blue eyes.

Jerry Roysden is a 56-year-old white man standing 6' tall with brown hair. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said he has an extensive violent criminal history.

Agents did not know what he was last wearing or where he might be taking the baby.

Anyone with information should call TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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