Amber Alert for missing 2-year-old canceled after boy, father found in Maryland

Jeremy Rivas-Munoz, 2, is missing after his mother was stabbed. Police think his father stabbed his mother and took him. (Source: Durham Police Department)

DURHAM, N.C. (WCSC/Gray News) - Durham Police say a 2-year-old boy missing since Thursday morning has been found safe.

The boy’s father, Emerson Rivas-Melendez, is in custody. He faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, attempted first-degree murder and first-degree burglary in the stabbing of the child’s mother.

Police said on their Facebook page that the pair were found Thursday in Maryland.

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