PENSACOLA, Fla.-- An Amber Alert has been issued for 17-month-old Keith Squaire Jr., who is believed to be with his mother's ex-boyfriend.

Police say the child's 29-year-old mother, Monique Salter, was visiting friends Tuesday when her ex-boyfriend, 36-year-old Keith Squaire Sr. showed up. He asked to take the child to see some friends.

Salter told police Squaire called a short time later and said she would never see the baby again. She called 911 about 9 p.m. and an Amber Alert was issued.

Sgt. Stephen Davis said Squaire is not considered the child's father.

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