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Amber Alert issued in southwest Houston for baby allegedly taken by mom’s boyfriend

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Stephanie Lavette Phillips and Byron Earl Gee Stephanie Lavette Phillips and Byron Earl Gee

HOUSTON (KHOU) -- Police in southwest Houston issued an Amber Alert early Tuesday after a four-month-old girl was allegedly abducted by her mom's boyfriend.

The boyfriend has been identified as Byron Earl Gee, a convicted criminal.

According to the Houston Police Department, Gee took little Stephanie Lavette Phillips from an apartment complex in the 6400 block of W. Bellfort around 4:30 a.m. The Amber Alert was issued shortly before 7 a.m.

The baby is African-American and was wearing only a white t-shirt and diaper.

Police said Gee was driving a stolen white 1999 Ford Expedition. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall and  was last seen wearing black pants, a black shirt and no shoes.

Police said Gee is not the child's biological father.

The SUV Gee is driving was stolen from a neighboring apartment complex, according to police. Its license plate is DK3N645.

According to records, Gee has been convicted of two felonies and three misdemeanors since 2001. 

Check back for updates to this developing story.....

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