Missing infant allegedly taken by man in Va. after domestic fight

WASHINGTON — A 3-month-old child remains missing after a domestic confrontation ended in his abduction, Prince William County police said Saturday night. The baby boy, Zion LeBron Favors, is thought to be in need of assistance, which police say makes him “endangered.”

The infant was first reported missing Thursday afternoon, after police started investigating a domestic situation at a Motel 6 near Dumfries, Virginia. A 22-year-old woman from New Mexico told police that she had fought with Russell Carnell Walker, 44, the night before. The woman was allegedly assaulted during the fight and had minor injuries, police said.

After their confrontation, Walker — who was first reported as the infant’s father — took the infant and left. The woman later told police on Saturday that Walker was not the infant’s father. Police now have warrants for domestic assault and battery, and abduction.

But Walker and the infant have still not been found. Prince William County police have tweeted a photo of Walker and the 3-month-old:

Police continue to search for the baby and Walker, and they urge anyone with information on this case to call 703-792-6500.

Teta Alim

Teta Alim is a Digital Editor at WTOP. Teta's interest in journalism started in music and moved to digital media.

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