* UPDATE * Authorities say Marvine Gardner was found just before 2pm Thursday. (10/20) WJBK reports that Marvine was found alive and safe.

A 3-year-old Detroit boy who went missing early this morning (10/20) has prompted an Amber Alert.

Marvie Gardner stands 24 inches tall, and weighs about 30 pounds. He has short braids, and was last seen wearing an orange and gray short-sleeved shirt and pull ups.

The boy's mother tells WJBK that he may be with a 19-year-old man named Michael Grayson He may be driving a purple Plymouth Voyager minivan with the license plate CMB 3125.

If you have information, you're asked to call 911 or contact Detroit police at 313-596-5640.