- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

DETROIT (AP) - Authorities were searching Wednesday for a 13-year-old Detroit boy and an unidentified man they say abducted the child from outside a neighborhood market.

Police said surveillance video shows the abduction of Deontae Mitchell, and they released still photos of the suspect taken from the video.

“The suspect grabbed his arm and forced him into rear passenger side” of a black Chevrolet Impala, Police Chief James Craig told reporters.

“That’s what we saw on the video,” Craig said.

An Amber Alert was issued for the boy earlier Wednesday. Deontae’s cousin told police they were riding their bikes about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when they saw an apparently drunken man drop money while he was urinating outside the east side market. The cousin said Deontae picked up the money and they left.

The video shows Deontae riding a bike and at some point being pursued by the suspect, Craig said.

“It may be over money. It may not be over money,” Craig said. “Certainly … no reason to abduct a 13-year-old. We want the young man returned safely home to his parents.”

It appears the man had a revolver. A second person may have been inside the Impala, which may have a spoiler on its trunk lid, police said.

Deontae’s mother and grandmother pleaded for help in locating the boy.

“Whoever knows anything, just help me find my son,” Crystal Mitchell said.

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