TBI finds child and man in Amber Alert search

POSTED: 4:43 AM May 20 2013   UPDATED: 1:43 PM May 20 2013
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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has safely recovered by a child after an Amber Alert was issued looking for him. The TBI spent the early Monday morning hours looking for a man they say took his son from Mufreesboro, Tennessee.

According to the TBI an Amber Alert was issued for 8-year-old Gabriel Swaney. The Smyrna Police Department says they have him safe in custody now.

The TBI said Gabriel's father, Michael Swaney took the boy. Police said he was armed with a rifle, a handgun and a knife and warned people he could be dangerous. Police say Gabriel was taken by his father after a domestic with his mother on May 19, 2013. Gabriel is safe and Michael Swaney is in custody.

If you have any more information on 8-year-old Gabriel or his father Michael Swaney, please contact TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Murfreesboro Police Department at 615-893-1311.