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Tacoma mom found safe after abduction; police searching for suspect

Mickeal Gordon
Mickeal Gordon

Tacoma police are searching for a man who allegedly kidnapped a young mother and her baby for about five hours Saturday afternoon.

Mickeal Gordon, 17, allegedly abducted his ex-girlfriend and their daughter at gunpoint from the woman’s home in central Tacoma.

After 5 p.m., Gordon reportedly released Nakeisha Belk, 18, and the infant near a friend’s house. Belk called police, ending a search for her that included an Amber Alert earlier in the day.

“Mother and baby are safe,” Tacoma police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

The abduction took place about 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of South 70th Street and South L Street. Gordon reportedly threatened the Belks in front of her family, saying they would not be “seen alive again.”

Gordon “is considered armed and dangerous,” Cool said.

Gordon’s grandfather in an interview with News Tribune news partner KIRO-TV urged the young man to turn himself in to police.

“I am telling you as a grandfather turn yourself in. Let’s finish this now so you will be able to move on with your life and let everybody move on with their life. This is not a joke,” Marcos Gordon said.

Gordon has abandoned the black 2004 Cadillac CTS he allegedly used to kidnap Belk. Police have recovered the car.

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