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Update: Father of boy in Raleigh Amber Alert search charged with murder

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Tristan Blue

Update — Raleigh police say they have charged the father of a child who was the focus of an Amber Alert search with murder.

According to WTVD, two-year-old Tristan Blue was reported missing by 31-year-old Steven Daniel Blue Wednesday at his home at the Arbor Creek Apartments off Buck Jones Road.

The ground search for the boy was called off due to darkness and was to resume Thursday morning. Just before 7 a.m., detectives were seen collecting evidence from a car outside the boy’s apartment.

Just after 7, they announced they were arresting Blue based on “probable cause.” He was taken to the Wake County Detention Center and held without bond.

Original Story

RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh police are searching for a missing child last seen in the 5400 block of Portree Place.

Tristan Blue, a 2-year-10-month old male, was last seen at his home around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday by his father. Police believe the child may have wandered outside.

Tristan is described as 3 feet tall and weighing about 35 pounds. He is a light-complected black male with 1-inch-long black hair and a faded scratch on his forehead. When last seen, he was wearing a Batman shirt and black and gray sweatpants. It’s believed he may have had on a pair of yellow and gray sneakers.

Anyone who believes they may have seen Tristan Blue is asked to call 911 or 919-834-HELP.