Amber Alert for 8-month-old boy

Eddie Salazar, 8 months

An Amber Alert has been issued overnight for a baby stolen from his home in Carthage.Around 11 p.m. the Missouri Highway Patrol says two masked men broke into the home while the father was sleeping, beat him until he was unconscious, ransacked the home and took 8-month-old Eddie Salazar.He is Hispanic weighs about 20 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes. He was wearing a blue short sleeve body suit and white socks and he has a birthmark on his right bicep in the shape of a lung.Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately. You can also call the Carthage Police Department Command Center at 417-237-7200 or visit