An Amber Alert is in effect for an eight month old boy from Carthage. Authorities say two masked men took the boy from his home on East Mound Street around 11 Thursday night. Eddie Salazar is described as an Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes. He's about three feet tall. Eddie was last seen wearing a blue short sleeve body suit and white socks. He has a birthmark on his right bicep. Police say two suspects wearing all black broke into the Carthage home. They say the men assaulted the child's father, ransacked the home and took the child. There is no additional information about the suspect at this time. If you have any information you're asked to call 911 or the Carthage police department at (417) 237-7200.