"Amber Alert" E-mail a hoax according to APD

An e-mail circulating around the area titled "Amber Alert" is a hoax.

The Amarillo Police Department says they are not currently investigating a case of a three-year-old boy from Amarillo taken by a man in a Mitsubishi Eclipse.

They say if you ever receive an e-mail like this one, you can double check the information on these Web sites: