Family offers $10,000 reward for missing baby

Delano Wilson (Photo Provided/Amber Alert)
Delano Wilson (Photo Provided/Amber Alert)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Family members of missing baby Delano Wilson announced on Friday they are offering a reward for his return.

The family is offering $10,000 for the safe return of Delano, a 6-week-old baby who sparked an amber alert. Friday marks the third day in the search for him.

Police say the search in a wooded area at Harding and Oliver streets near the family’s home resumed when the sun came up. Police cars blocked off the search area overnight Thursday into Friday.

On Thursday, searches by police and fire crews of the White River and that wooded area produced no results.

Questions have begun to surface about what the baby’s father, 23-year-old Willie Wilson, said happened.

An IMPD spokesperson said the department does have concerns about Wilson’s claim that he was pistol whipped before his son was taken by a man and a woman.

Police say they received many tips in the case, but no leads have been received on the alleged suspect’s getaway car that Wilson described to police on Wednesday. The statewide Amber Alert that was issued after Wilson’s abduction has expired — alerts are typically kept active for five hours. Locally, however, this remains and active case and an active search is still underway.

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