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Update: Missing Denton Boy Believed in Danger

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Suspect and missing boy.

Update: Denton Police have discontinued an AMBER Alert for a missing 4-year-old boy. But Ricardo Lara has not been found yet.

Police say the investigation no longer fits requirements to continue the Amber Alert – though they are still pursing all leads to find the child.

Police still believe Lara is with his father – 23-year-old Ricardo Martinez. The two were last seen in Denton on Friday afternoon. Martinez is also a suspect in the murder of Lara’s mother.

Original Story (Dec. 15, 2014, 6:04 a.m.): Law enforcement officers across the state are keeping an eye out for a missing 4-year-old boy.

The Denton Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for Ricardo Lara. He was last seen Friday afternoon.

Ricardo is Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. He weighs about 55 pounds. Police believe he’s with 23-year-old Ricardo Lara Martinez. The two may be traveling on foot. The suspect is also Hispanic, 5'5" and weighs around 150 pounds.

Police believe the boy may be in danger. Anyone with information on where they are should call 911.