Madison, Ill. – Authorities in the Metro East have issued a missing child alert. Police say a babysitter took 5-month-old Cortez Rose from his home in Madison, Ill. without the consent of the baby's parents.
The suspect is Danielle Medina, a 17-year-old African-American female with a black pony tail and orange and black hair weave.
She was last seen in Granite City wearing a long brown shirt and black leggings.
Cortez weighs 20 pounds and had been wearing a red t-shirt and diaper.
He has birth marks on his right arm near his shoulder and one on his right ankle
Anyone with information may contact the Madison police at (618) 876-4300.