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Boy found unharmed after Amber Alert issued


Darrick Charles Brown, 8, was abducted in Baltimore (Courtesy of Baltimore police department.)

Updated, 8:48 a.m. (AP):

Police say an 8-year-old boy witnesses reported being abducted from a Baltimore street has been found unharmed.

Police spokesman Detective Donny Moses says the boy was found at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in an abandoned home in southwest Baltimore. Moses says police have one suspect in custody but did not have the person’s name.

Original post (Baltimore Sun):

An 8-year-old boy was walking with friends in southwest Baltimore when he was taken by someone driving a green Ford Taurus Monday night, Baltimore City police said.

Darrick Charles Brown was walking in the 300 block of Gwynn Ave. at about 6:30 p.m., when, witnesses told police, a light green, newer model Ford Taurus with two people suddenly stopped near a group of kids.

One of the people inside the Taurus got out and grabbed Brown and threw him into the trunk and sped away, police said.

Brown was wearing a black shirt with a red and white rocket on the front and black shorts.

Anyone with information urged to call police at 410-396-2100.

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