LEBANON, TN (WSMV) - A four-month-old taken by his non-custodial mother has been found safe in Nashville.
The TBI said Raymond Lyons, Jr. was found safe in Nashville. Erika Barksdale, 29, is in custody of law enforcement.
UPDATE: Missing four-month-old Raymond Lyons, Jr. has been found safe in Nashville! His non-custodial mother, Erika Barksdale, is currently in the custody of law enforcement.Thanks for helping us to spread the word!#TNAMBERAlert pic.twitter.com/QATvS890El— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) January 22, 2020
Arrest affidavits say Barksdale, Lyons, Jr's non-custodial mother, went to Barbara Lyons' home to supervise Raymond. After Raymond's father went to work, Barksdale and Barbara got into an argument.
Barbara Lyons heard noises and then found Barksdale throwing items around the home, damaging windows, furniture and other property.
When Barbara confronted Barksdale, Barksdale approached her in a threatening manner, causing Barbara to grab a knife and cut Barksdale.
Barksdale then grabbed Raymond and left the home. Barbara then ran outside after Barksdale where Barksdale hit her with a broom handle and knocked her to the ground. Barksdale then punched and kicked her while she was on the ground. She then grabbed Raymond and left the area.
Raymond has black hair and brown eyes. He is 18 inches tall and weighs 17 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey onesie with a zipper in the front.
Barksdale has brown hair and brown eyes. She stands 5’5” and weighs 165 pounds. She was wanted for kidnapping and aggravated assault by Lebanon Police in relation to the incident.
AMBER ALERT: We need your help to find Raymond Lyons, Jr., a four-month-old baby missing from Lebanon, #TN.He's believed to have been kidnapped by his non-custodial mother, Erika Barksdale, this morning.Spot either one of them? Call 1-800-TBI-FIND! Please RT!#TNAMBERAlert pic.twitter.com/q89F0OtqjL— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) January 22, 2020
MORE DETAILS: Raymond Lyons, Jr. is a four-month-old black male with black hair, brown eyes, 18 inches tall, and 17 lbs. Raymond was last seen wearing a grey onesie with a zipper in the front. #TNAMBERAlert pic.twitter.com/NCMqdtkL6n— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) January 22, 2020
MORE DETAILS: Erika Barksdale is a 29-year-old black female with brown hair, brown eyes, 5'5" tall, and 165 lbs. Barksdale is wanted by the Lebanon Police Department for Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault charges in relation to this incident.#TNAMBERAlert pic.twitter.com/fcYJNb0VQU— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) January 22, 2020