George Cunningham

Chippewa County Sheriff's Office

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--   Two men have been charged in connection with the abduction of a child in Chippewa County Wednesday.

The Sheriff’s Office says George Cunningham, 53, and Jon Stygler, 68, were arraigned Thursday on charges of kidnapping, assault, home invasion, and child endangerment. Officials say additional charges may be added.

Chippewa County Sheriff's Office

PARADISE, MI--   A 5-year-old boy has been found safe, after he was abducted from a Paradise home by two men Wednesday night. 

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says an Amber Alert was issued for Zephaniau George Cunningham, who was last seen by witnesses shortly after 7 pm at a home on Whitefish Point Road.

One of the suspects, George Stephen Cunningham, was out on parole after his conviction in Ohio for gross sexual imposition with a victim under 13. He allegedly cut off his GPS tether.