Authorities cancel search for missing Midland boy - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Authorities cancel search for missing Midland boy

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Christian Velasquez ( Christian Velasquez (
Michael Berseril ( Michael Berseril (

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Midland authorities announced Wednesday evening that they were looking for a toddler believed to be in grave or immediate danger. However, just before midnight, an Amber Alert for 2-year-old Christian Velasquez was canceled. The boy was located in Odessa, according to a law enforcement bulletin.

Police believe 26-year-old Michael Berseril took Christian. They had been last seen Wednesday morning around 10:00 a.m. in a 1993 red Jeep Cherokee, with Texas plates 662-WVH.

Berseril was arrested without incident according to the website of the Midland Reporter Telegram.

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