The 6-year-old boy taken at knifepoint from an Auburn home was found safe and his mother was arrested Monday following a high speed chase that ended in the Stevens Pass area.
SEATTLE, WA - The 6-year-old boy taken at knifepoint from an Auburn home was found safe and his mother was arrested Monday following a high speed chase that ended in the Stevens Pass area.
An Amber alert had been issued Monday morning for Mason Joseph Bennatts-Miller, who is described as autistic.
Authorities say his mother, 34-year-old mother Sandra Bennatts, who does not have custody, forced her way into his grandmother's home at knifepoint Sunday night, tied her up and took the boy.
King County sheriff's Sgt. DB Gates says deputies tracked the mother through cell phone pings on Highway 2. When her car sped off at nearly 100 mph, they backed off. She stopped in the Stevens Pass area and was arrested without incident. The boy was in the car.
AUBURN, WA. - Mason Joseph Bennatts-Miller, 6, and his mother are now in custody. The AMBER Alert has been canceled. Investigators arrested Sandra Bennatts, 34, following a high speed chase that ended in the Stevens Pass area.
AUBURN, WA - The King County Sheriff's Office has issued an AMBER Alert for a young boy out of Auburn, Washington.
Deputies say Mason Joseph Bennatts-Miller, 6, has autism and could be in danger.
Deputies say the boy's mother, 34-year-old Sandra June Bennatts, forced her way into her mother's house at knife point, tied up the woman, ransacked the house, and abducted the boy. Deputies say Bennatts does not have custody of her son, and may have taken a gun from the grandmother's home.
The boy was last seen at 39723 186 Place Southeast in Auburn. He is described as 3 feet tall, 50 lbs., with blonde hair, and brown eyes, last seen wearing a gray shirt with bright lettering and jeans.
Deputies say the boy and his mother may be traveling south in a 2009 Gray Acura RDX SUV with WA license plate number 787YZO. Investigators say they may possibly be headed to Mexico.
If you have any information about the boy's whereabouts, call 206-296-3311.