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UPDATE: Amber Alert Suspect Caught

Updated: Friday, May 3 2013, 01:30 PM EDT
UPDATE (5-3-2013 1:30 pm) (Kellie Hanna) The suspect, Anton Jones has been arrested at an East Columbus motel.

UPDATE: (5-1-2013 at 8:15 am) (Kellie Hanna) -- The cousin of the little boy spoke to Reporter Mike McCarthy live on Good Day Columbus.

He was the family member who brought 4-year-old Andrian Johnson back home safe to his Elsworth Ave home just before 6:30 a.m.

The cousin says he got a call from another family member saying Andrian had been abducted.  So he asked the little boy if he wanted to go home to his mom. 

Andrian Johnson says the suspect, Anton Jones, just drove the boy around taking him to a store to get lollipops. 

Johnson went to Nationwide Children's Hospital just to be checked out.  He wasn't complaining of any injuries.

He will then be reunited with his mother who is still at Grant Medical Center recovering after jumping from a 2nd floor window to get away from the suspect who took the little boy.

Police are still looking for 29-year-old Anton Jones.

UPDATE: (5-1-2013 at 6:45 am) (Kellie Hanna) -- Police say 4-year-old Andrian Johnson has been returned home to 930 Elsworth Ave.

He was brought back by a family member of the mother.

Police say they are still searching for the suspect, 29-year-old Anton Jones.  They are contacting his family to get more information.

Johnson's mother is still at Grant Medical Center after she jumped out a 2nd story window because she says Jones was threatening her with a handgun.

Jones is still considered to be armed and dangerous. 

Police also continue to search for the 2000 Black Cadillac Deville with front bumper damage.  License plate: FDL7217


COLUMBUS (Derek Drake/Kellie Hanna) -- Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 4-year-old boy believed to have been abducted and is considered to be in danger.

Andrian Johnson, 4, was reported missing late Tuesday/early Wednesday around 12:30 a.m. from 930 Elsworth Ave on the east side of Columbus.

The little boy is described as a black male, 3 feet tall, 40 lbs with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a blue and grey shirt, black pants, blue shoes, and a grey jacket with red stripes.

Police believe Anton Jones, 29, is the suspect and may have used force or a weapon when taking the child. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Jones is described as 6'1" black male, weighing 228 pounds with short braided black hair, brown eyes and glasses. He was last seen wearing a brown and tan shirt with tan pants.

The two are believed to be in a 2000 4-door black Cadillac DeVille with Ohio Tags FDL-7217.  The front bumper may be damaged with a red paint transfer on it.

Columbus police detectives say there was some type of domestic dispute between the baby's mother and the suspect at the Elsworth address. 

The mother says she was threatened by Jones with a handgun and jumped from a 2nd floor window.  She is at an area hospital in stable condition.

If you have any information or believe you see the missing boy or suspect, do not approach them and call 9-1-1 or 1-800-AMBER-OH.

Columbus police are activating their Amber Alert phone bank.  If you have non emergency information regarding this incident call either 645-4266 or 645-4194.UPDATE: Amber Alert Suspect Caught

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