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Missing Child Alert

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

A five year old boy, Thomas Evan Diggs is missing from his home.  His father, Thomas Eric Diggs is a suspect in the child’s possible abduction.  The Alabama Department of Public Safety has classified the boy’s status as “endangered.”  The boy was last seen in Talladega on Saturday, December 22.  The alert just went out on Thursday, December 26.  The Talladega Police Department is asking the public for their help in finding the boy.

Both the father and the son are Caucasian (white).

Evan is 3 feet tall and weighs 65 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a green John Deere shirt, camouflage pants and jacket with red and black Spider Man light up tennis shoes.

Thomas Eric Diggs is believed to have been driving a white 1996 Grand Jeep Cherokee, Alabama tag number BA 14549. He has recently lost his job. Authorities think that the pair may possibly be heading for Daytona Beach, Fla.

There are no arrest warrants on Mr. Diggs, but family members are concerned about the safety of Evan. Anyone with information on the location of Evan is asked to call the Talladega Police Department at 256-362-4162

If you think you have seen young Thomas Evan Diggs or any missing person or have any information, contact the agency listed in their database or contact the Alabama Bureau of Investigation Center for Missing and Exploited Children directly at (800) 228-7688.  Their normal business hours are 8:00am cst – to 5:00pm cst, Monday – Friday. Please limit after hour calls to emergencies only.  

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Callers without access to the US 800 telephone system should call 001-334-353-1172. Or contact them by E-MAIL: [email protected].


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Brandon Moseley is a senior reporter with over nine years at Alabama Political Reporter. During that time he has written 8,794 articles for APR. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook. Brandon is a native of Moody, Alabama, a graduate of Auburn University, and a seventh generation Alabamian.



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