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Amber Alert issued for missing Park Ridge child
Online Staff Report
The Park Ridge Police Department issued an Amber Alert Thursday, Feb. 20, for a 5-year-old boy who was taken in a carjacking.
The boy’s name is Drake Whitker. He is 3 feet, 6 inches tall and weights 38 pounds. The boy has blonde hair, blue eyes and was waring a black Polo coat.
Police say Drake was abducted at around 12:20 p.m., near 1736 Good Ave., by a black male with an Afro wearing a blue jacket and blue jeans. The suspect vehicle is described as a white Audi Q5 with the Illinois license number R843615.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Park Ridge Police Department at (847) 318-5252 or call 911.