Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old

STATESVILLE Police say 3-year-old James Ashley Harris was abducted at the Signal Hill Mall in Statesville while shopping with grandparents.

According to authorities, the child's mother, 28-year-old Kira Leneshia Shaw-Wright is the abductor. Harris is believed to be in danger and possibly traveling to Atlanta.

The boy is decribed as an African American male, approximately 3 feet tall and weighing about 40 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Harris was last seen wearing a gray and black shirt, blue jeans and a green and gold jacket.

His mother is described as an African American woman, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds. She has long black hair and brown eyes and a medium skin color. Shaw-Wright was last seen wearing an orange and black skirt and a white jacket.

If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the Statesville Police Department immediately at (704) 878-3406, or call 911.

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