Desperate search for missing two-year-old special needs nonverbal boy who disappeared from his parents’ home in California in the middle of the night
- 2-year-old Thaddeus Sran disappeared somewhere at his family’s home in Madera, California, sometime between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m.
- Police are investigating a boy’s disappearance as a possible kidnapping, saying the child could be in danger
- Toddler is born prematurely, is non-verbal and needs a feeding tube
- No Amber Alert was issued because the police have no suspect or vehicle description in the case
In California, a two-year-old boy with special needs is being searched for who went missing at his family’s house on Tuesday evening.
Madera police officials have said they are investigating the disappearance of Thaddeus Sran as a possible kidnapping and noted that the child could be in danger.
Non-verbal and on a feeding tube, Thaddeus was last seen at 10 p.m. on Tuesday at his family home in block 800 of Street C. He went missing the next morning after his parents awoke at 8:30 p.m. their child is gone.
California police are looking for Thaddeus Sran, a 2-year-old boy with special needs who disappeared from his home in Madera on Tuesday evening
Agents are searched in Madera to locate the missing child
The police say the possibility cannot be ruled out that the child has been kidnapped
The preterm boy has only recently learned to walk and is still largely crawling. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and Spider-Man pants over a diaper.
Early Friday morning, more than 100 law enforcement officers and city workers gathered to continue the search for the missing boy. Meanwhile, the Sran family announced a $ 5,000 reward for information about the child’s whereabouts.
At a news conference on Wednesday, Madera police chief Dino Lawson said multiple agencies are assisting in the search for Thaddeus, including the FBI, the U.S. Marshal, and Madera County Sheriff’s Department. Fox 26.
Thaddeus was born prematurely and relies on a feeding tube to get nutrients
“Time is not on our side now,” said Chief Lawson. “He may have left the house, he may have been kidnapped. Everything is on the table. We look at everything and we leave no stone unturned. ‘
So far, no Amber Alert has been issued because the police have no information about a potential suspect or a vehicle description.
“Everyone is concerned about Thaddeus’ well-being, especially since he needs specialized care that few are equipped to provide,” said Lawson. “We can’t imagine what Thaddeus’s parents are going through and all the agencies involved are focused on trying to locate Thaddeus and ensure that everyone responsible for his disappearance gets justice.”
Police say the Sran family moved into C Street only a few weeks ago.
Thaddeus is described as 2 feet tall and weighs 30 pounds. Anyone with information about his disappearance is requested to contact the police at 559-675-4220.
Early Friday morning, more than 100 law enforcement officers and city people gathered to continue the search (photo)