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Hillsborough County Deputies locate missing 6-month-old

Posted at 5:35 PM, Jul 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-17 21:50:36-04

UPDATE: Bentley Cruz has been located this evening and has been taken into custody as per judicial order. The baby is fine and there are no charges pending in this matter, deputies say.


PLANT CITY, Fla. — Hillsborough County Deputies are looking for a 6-month-old after a county judge issued a 'take into custody' order.

Bentley Cruz's most recent residence was in Plant City and deputies are trying to locate him.

Anyone with any information in reference to the location of the child should call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. You may also send an anonymous tip from a smartphone using the HCSOSheriff app available on both android and apple products.

Police have not released any additional information at this time.

Editors note: This story has been corrected to state that Bentley is a boy after a correction was issued by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.