208. Amber Alert

David's cell phone started vibrating in the middle the night. He woke up right away and reached to his nightstand. He always set his phone to vibrate and charged it next to bed when he went to sleep. David looked the time on his cell phone. It was in the morning. The only time someone contacted at that hour was when there was an .

He read the message on his cell phone. was an emergency. The text message said that little boy had been kidnapped near where David . The boy had been taken into an orange Civic. The text message also gave the license number of the car. There was also a of the little boy and a written description what the boy was wearing when he was . The boy's name was Adam.

David didn't feel he could do anything at two o'clock in morning. He went back to sleep. In the , however, he woke up thinking about the message about the boy. David had never heard about Amber Alert before. He decided to look it on his computer. He learned that the Amber system is an emergency broadcast system used to people know when a child is abducted. It named for a little girl named Amber Hagerman, was kidnapped when riding her bike in Texas. Amber was found dead later.

The news made feel sad and angry, but he also felt now he could do something to help. He to stay aware to see if he saw boy or a car matching the description in Amber Alert.



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