An Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-year-old boy taken from a gas station in Commerce City.

Amber Alert

Oakleigh Ptak was taken from a gas station located at 7710 Brighton Boulevard at 4:18 p.m. Police say the child’s father, 27-year-old Nicholas Ptak, is believed to be the abductor.

Nicholas fled from the gas station at a high rate of speed driving a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer with South Dakota license plate 7A7750. Police say he may be traveling to the Colorado Springs area.

Oakleigh is described as about 3-foot-5 and 42 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans at the time of the abduction.

Nicholas is described as 5-foot-5 and 150 pounds. He was wearing a red t-shirt, black shorts, a white baseball cap and white sunglasses with dark lenses.

Police say Nicholas was seen taking pictures with the boy before coaxing him into the vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement immediately.

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