Cloquet, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Authorities need your help locating a child that has been abducted by his father.
7 year old Wyatt Nordrum was not returned to the St. Louis County Courthouse as ordered by the court. His father James Leon Nordrum Jr. was supposed to bring his son to court, but did not show up. Nordrum Jr. has past mental health issues and has said that he would hurt his son if he lost custody of him.
St. Louis County officers were sent to James Leon Nordrum Junior's home looking for the child, however it appeared that they had vacated the home, taking clothing with them. It also appeared that all the cars were still at the house.
James Leon Nordrum is described as being 225 lbs. and 5' 6'' tall. His picture, along with Wyatt's have all been included on this page.
Officials have called off the search for James Nordrum Sr. The grandfather has been located.
If you know the whereabouts of either of these individuals, please contact law enforcement immediately.
Posted to the web by Krista Burns