Missing Oregon City infant in protective custody
Isaiah Moore, who disappeared after his birth for nearly two months, was found Sept. 21 and placed in protective custody, DHS officials said.
,He and his mother, April Moore, were missing from Oregon City and were believed to be at risk, according to authorities who had pleaded for the public's help in finding them. The Moores and the boy's father Aaron Elkins went missing after Isaiah's July 25 birth.
Elkins, who turned 45 on Aug. 4, has a lengthy criminal record that includes convictions for burglary, criminal trespass and contempt of court. DHS spokesperson Jake Sunderland said he could not comment on the whereabouts of Elkins or Moore, and he thanked the community for its support to find Isaiah.
Sunderland encouraged the public to report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 855-503-7233. The toll-free number allows reporting of abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Child abuse also can be reported by calling a local police department, county sheriff, county juvenile department, or Oregon State Police.
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