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HOUSTON -- Police in southwest Houston issued an Amber Alert early Tuesday after a four-month-old girl was allegedly abducted by her mom s boyfriend.

The boyfriend has been identified as Byron Earl Gee, a convicted criminal.

According to the Houston Police Department, Gee took little Stephanie Lavette Phillips from an apartment complex in the 6400 block of W. Bellfort around 4:30 a.m. The Amber Alert was issued shortly before 7 a.m.

The baby is African-American and waswearing only a white t-shirt and diaper.

Police said Gee was drivinga stolen white 1999 Ford Expedition. He is 5 feet8 inches tall and was last seen wearing black pants, a black shirt and no shoes.

Police said Gee is not the child's biological father.

The SUV Gee is driving was stolen from a neighboring apartment complex, accordingto police.Its license plate is DK3N645.

According to records, Gee has been convicted of two felonies and threemisdemeanors since 2001.

Check back for updates to this developing story.....

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