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Missing Selma boy found safe following Silver Alert

Posted May 20, 2014
Updated May 21, 2014

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— Authorities canceled a Silver Alert issued for an 11-year-old Selma boy overnight after he was found safe.

Investigators found Damien Dashawn Redmond at a friend's house at about midnight. A Silver Alert had been issued for him after he went missing from West Waddell Street.

No other information about his disappearance has been released.


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  • iopsyc May 21, 2014

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    Silver alerts have 4 criteria, this first is "The person is believed to be suffering from dementia or other cognitive impairment- regardless of age".

    Also, it's important to note that Amber Alerts refer to children who have been abducted (or at possible risk of danger/death), not simply missing.

  • Mad Dawg May 21, 2014

    Correct if I am wrong, but wouldn't this be an "Amber Alert" since this was not an adult that was missing but of a 11yo boy??