AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Abducted Minnesota toddler reunited with mother

Robert William Ramirez, age 2
Robert William Ramirez, age 2(none)
Published: Mar. 17, 2022 at 4:41 PM CDT
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POPE COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE 3/18/22: A 2-year-old boy who triggered an AMBER Alert is now reunited with his mom.

The Pope County Sheriff’s Office says Victor Ramirez, AKA Benigno Alvarrez, of Big Lake, was booked into the Kandiyohi County Jail for kidnapping.

Authorities say Ramirez was arrested Thursday night following a brief struggle. Investigators found the child after someone called saying that he was in their garage in Paynesville.

The child was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for an evaluation.

ORIGINAL: The Pope County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 2-year-old Robert William Ramirez.

The Pope County Sheriff’s Office was contacted early this morning, just before 4:30 AM, March 17 about the missing child near the city of Westport, MN . Investigators have developed information throughout the day that now leads them to believe Robert William Ramirez was likely abducted. There is no known abductor or vehicle information available at this time.

Robert William Ramirez was last seen wearing a long sleeve red t-shirt and black sweatpants with green stripes. He’s described as 3′ tall, 28 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

If you have seen or know the whereabouts of Robert William Ramirez, call the Pope County Sheriff’s Office at 320-634-5411 or 911.

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