UPDATE: Amber Alert canceled for Pasco County boy

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UPDATE: PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Authorities have canceled the Amber Alert for a 9-year-old Holiday boy after the child was found safe on Monday.

An Amber Alert was issued for Michael Morris after his mother was found badly beaten in the 4000 block of Sail Drive. Sheriff Chris Nocco said she may have suffered a brain injury.

Investigators said the child may have been traveling with Haralampos Savopoulos, a 5 feet 9 inches white male, weighing approximately 180 pounds. Savopoulos has black hair and brown eyes.

The mother told deputies she was with Savopoulos and her child when they got into an argument and he threw her out of a car. Savopoulos allegedly threatened her child, telling her he would pay for what she did.

On Monday, the sheriff’s office said the child was located and is safe and Savopoulos was in custody.

Online jail records show Savopoulos has previous arrests on charges including stalking, battery on a person 65+, resisting arrest, false imprisonment, and drug possession.

Further information was not avaialble.

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Florida authorities issued an Amber Alert Monday for a 9-year-old boy from Pasco County.

The child, Michael Morris was last seen in the 4000 block of Sail Drive in Holiday and may be in the company of Haralampos Savopoulos, a 5 feet 9 inches white male, weighing approximately 180 pounds. Savopoulos has black hair and brown eyes.

Morris is white, 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 95 pounds. He has an abrasion on his chin.

Detectives say Morris and Savopoulos may be traveling in a 2011 Nissan Versa with the Florida tag PCWH01.

If you see Morris or Savopoulos, do not approach them.

Those with information regarding their whereabouts should contact the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office at 727-847-8102 or 911.

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