Feb. 4, 2021
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have located the missing infant from Newport News, Va., for whom an Amber Alert was issued earlier today.
On Feb. 4, 2021, Chesterfield Police were alerted that the suspect from the Newport News Amber Alert may be in the Chesterfield area. Patrol officers were conducting checks of apartment complexes when they located the suspect vehicle on Goolsby Avenue. Additional resources were dispatched to the area and the suspect's apartment was identified.
The suspect exited the apartment with the child in her hands; once she saw police, she attempted to flee back into the apartment. The suspect was arrested, and the infant was transported to a local hospital for treatment and observation.
The suspect has been identified as Tykirah Reid, 20, of Chesterfield. Reid is charged in Chesterfield with Abduction, Child Neglect, Obstruction of Justice, and Petit Larceny. Reid is being held in the Chesterfield County Jail without bond.
Police continue to investigate this incident and ask anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251, the Newport News Police Department at 757-247-2500 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.
Photo: Tykirah Reid