UPDATE — 6:21 p.m.: Joshua "Noah" McAdams has been located, along with both of his parents, in Georgetown, Kentucky, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
The child is receiving medical care. Charges against the parents are pending.
No further information has been released.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 3-year-old boy they say is in need of "lifesaving medical care," according to the agency.
- Parents of Joshua McAdams, 3, possibly facing child neglect charges
- Detectives think parents may be trying to transport child to Kentucky
- Have information? Call Hillsborough Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200
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Investigators say the parents of Joshua McAdams, 3, failed to bring Joshua to what they called a "medically necessary hospital procedure" on April 22. The parents then refused to follow up with needed care.
Child protective investigators now have a court order to take the child into custody. The parents — Joshua McAdams, 28, and Taylor Bland-Ball, 22 — could also face criminal child neglect charges.
The elder Joshua Mcadams is considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities.
Detectives think McAdams and Bland-Ball could be trying to transport the child to Kentucky in defiance of a court order.
Authorities ask that anyone traveling the Interstate 75/Interstate 95 corridor be on the lookout for the child and his parents, thought to be traveling in a silver Mazda CX-5 with license plate number DERX82.
Anyone with information about this case of the whereabouts of Joshua McAdams is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.