The Missouri Highway Patrol and the Carthage Police Department have issued an Amber Alert for a missing Hispanic infant from Jasper County.

Authorities say 8 month-old Eddie Alegandro Salazar Jr., was last seen when two masked men allegedly broke into the family's home at 227 E. Mound around 11 p.m. last night. Eddie Salazar Sr., told cops that the suspects assaulted him while he was asleep on a couch, and rendered him unconscious before they ransacked the house and kidnapped little Eddie.