UPDATE: 5-year-old taken from N. Broadway home found safe


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say 5-year-old Cordale A. Cowans  was found safe with grandmother in Detroit.


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April 11, 2016 5 p.m.

The Lexington Police Department is investigating a kidnapping case of a 5-year-old child.

According to officers, a woman was assaulted by her husband, 35-year-old Michael Thomas, Monday morning, who afterwards left with his stepson.

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Police say the child, Cordale A. Cowans, is not biologically related to Thomas.

Officers say Thomas took Cowans from the home in a 2003 Red Ford Explorer with Kentucky license plate 094 GJY.

The child, five-year-old Cordell Cowans, is around 4 feet tall and 30 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and basketball shorts.

An Amber Alert is pending.