Amber Alert issued for missing Texas toddler

Cedrick Jackson. (Dallas Police Dept. photo)
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DALLAS, Tex. (KBTX)- An Amber Alert was in effect Wednesday afternoon for a toddler whom Dallas police described as a “critical missing child.”

Eighteen-month-old Cedric Jackson was last seen at around 12:30 a.m. in the 9700 block of Whitehurst Drive in Dallas, police said.

He’s black, has black braided hair and brown eyes, and was wearing only a diaper when he was last seen.

“Cedrick may be in danger and in need of assistance,” police said in the alert.