DEVELOPING: Heavy police presence possibly related to search for abducted AMBER Alert toddler

A large police presence spotted at an Alabama apartment complex on Tuesday morning may be related to the ongoing search for a missing Alabama toddler.

WIAT reports that Birmingham police have cordoned off an area in the 2700 block of Jefferson. Police sources told the news outlet that they’re following a lead in the disappearance of Kamille McKinney, 3. The missing girl’s family is reportedly at the scene.

McKinney vanished Saturday night while attending a birthday party. Children who were also at the party reportedly said that a man who they saw handing out candy put the barefoot toddler in a Toyota Sequoia and drove off.

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Authorities issued an AMBER Alert on Sunday. That evening, police detained two people of interest, Patrick Stallworth, 39, and Derick Brown, 29, at the Woodside Condominiums in Center Point. A vehicle sought in the ongoing investigation was also found at the residence.

Stallworth remains in custody on an unrelated child pornography charge. Authorities are in the process of keeping Brown detained on an unrelated 2018 abduction case involving her three children.

This is a developing story. Check back with CrimeOnline for updates as it becomes available.

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[Featured image: Kamille McKinney/Alabama Law Enforcement]