An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing child out of Ohio County, West Virginia.

Officials say at approximately 9 p.m. last night, family members of the estranged ex-wife of Zachary Steele used an axe to break into the residence of Zachary Steele and remove 6-year-old Akexton Steele.

A confrontation ensued and the father, Zachary, was threatened with a knife. The child was then loaded into a maroon colored 2004 Chevy Silverado 2500 with West Virginia registration 3EX990. Officials believe the suspects are traveling to Marshall County.