Amber Alert canceled; 4-year-old boy being evaluated after abduction


BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (WCIA) — An Amber Alert has been canceled after a 4-year-old boy was found after being abducted.

WGN9 reports the child was taken to Swedish Hospital for an evaluation.

Police said the boy’s father went into the gas station for food and discovered the vehicle was stolen when they came out.

The suspect has not yet been located.

ORIGINAL POST: BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (WCIA) — Illinois State Police issued an Amber Alert Monday evening after a 4-year-old boy was abducted around 5:30.

Liam Barbarasa, 4, was abducted from a 7-Eleven in Bridgeview Monday evening.

They said Liam Barbarasa was in a dark blue, 2001 Oldsmobile van outside of a 7-Eleven when an unknown suspect stole the vehicle.

Barbarasa weighs 45 pounds, has blonde hair, blue eyes and was wearing a black jacket, gray pants with a yellow stripe, white socks and no shoes.

The van’s license plate reads L703520, and the vehicle has a U.S. Marine Corps sticker in the back window.

It was last seen around 7:00 p.m. on Chicago’s Southwest Side near Marquette Park.

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