UPDATE: May 22, 5:15 p.m. —
Police located 23-year-old Michael Riley III and have recovered the children. The kids, who are unharmed, will be reunited with their mother shortly.
ORIGINAL POST: May 22 —
Burien —An AMBER Alert has been issued for two young children who were taken from the Burien Library parking lot on Tuesday, May 22.
Police believe that 23-year-old Michael Riley III stole his former girlfriend's car around 1 p.m. while it was parked at the Burien Library, located at 400 SW 152nd St. Inside the car were Riley's 7-month-old son Jamier Riley and another child, 2-year-old Jermiah Watkins.
Riley has a history of gang affiliation and weapons use, but no weapons were observed during the abduction. He is described as an African American male, approximately 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds.
He drives a green 1994 Lexus with Washington State license plate 299UOM.
It is not known where Riley may be headed.
Anyone with information on the trio’s or the car’s whereabouts is urged to call 911 immediately.