Alexander Matthew Erb-Sanchez

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Left and Center: Alexander, circa 2008;
Right: Age-progression to age 8 (circa 2015)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 7, 2008 from Ellenton, Florida
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: July 20, 2007
  • Age: 1 year old
  • Height and Weight: 2'6, 24 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (Caucasian/Hispanic) male. Auburn hair, brown eyes. Alexander has a birthmark on his lower back. His nickname is Alex.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Alexander disappeared from Ellenton, Florida on November 7, 2008. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Micaela Sanchez Vasquez. A photograph and vital statistics for Micaela are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for her on November 14, 2008.

    Alexander's father, Bradley Erb, says he last saw his son on November 4. Sometime between November 4 and November 7, Micaela fled with Alexander and all their belongings. The police refused to accept a missing persons report until November 7, the date of Bradley's next visitation. He claims Micaela's family and neighbors lied to him about her whereabouts in order to mislead the investigation and give Micaela time to get away.

    Alexander and Micaela may be in Washington state or in Mexico. Alexander's whereabouts are unknown and his case remains unsolved.

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    Micaela Sanchez Vasquez
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    Above: Micaela Sanchez Vasquez

    Date of Birth: January 1, 1983
    Age: 25 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'3, 135 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes. Micaela has a mole on her back.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Manatee County Sheriff's Office
    941-747-3011

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    The Polly Klaas Foundation
    Operation Lookout
    The Criminal Report Daily

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 18, 2016; age-progression updated.

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