Amber Alert Issued for 5-Year-Old

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By WSIL Manager

UPDATED 2:45 p.m. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014

WSIL -- Authorities say a 5-year-old abducted during a carjacking has been found.

The Park Ridge Police Department reports the boy was found unharmed this afternoon in Skokie, Illinois.

 

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WSIL -- An Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-year-old abducted during a carjacking in northern Illinois.

Drake Whitker was last seen Thursday in Park Ridge, Illinois. Authorities say Whitaker was sleeping in the back of a white 2012 Audi Q5 when someone stole the car at about 12:20 p.m.

Whitker is described as being 3'6" tall and weighing about 38 pounds.

The alert describes the suspect as a black man with an afro hairstyle wearing a blue jacket and jeans.

The vehicle is a white 2012 Audi Q5 with Illinois license plate number R843615.

If you have any information about Whitker, call local law enforcement or the Park Ridge Police Department at (847) 318-5252.

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