SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Springfield Missouri Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for 1-year-old Eli Bandrovskiy. Police say the boy was taken from his mother’s home during a visitation by the child's biological father, 33-year-old Viktor Anatolievich Bandurocskiy.
Authorities believe the two are in the Houston Texas area, after the father’s mobile phone was pinged around 1 pm Christmas Eve.
Eli Bandurocskiy is white, male, age 1, 32 lbs, blonde hair, hazel eyes, unknown complexion, with, wearing thick navy cardigan sweater with 2 red horizontal stripes and large buttons, grey under shirt, blue and gray striped pajama pants, and blue and lime green velcro tennis shoes. The child had a spare set of clothing described as a grey Christmas sweatshirt, blue shirt, and black skinny jeans.
His father is described as a white, male, age 33, height 5’10”, 150 lbs, brown hair, brown eyes, unknown complexion, wearing a black button up shirt and dark blue jeans.
The father has a history of domestic abuse, drug use, and has made threats towards the child.
If you have seen the father and/or child, please call 911 or the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1171.