Chicago child found in carjacked vehicle after Amber Alert

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CHICAGO, IL (KTVI) – An amber alert issued this afternoon for a 5-year-old boy taken during a carjacking in a Chicago suburb has been cancelled.

Drake Whitaker was in a white 2012 Audi Q-5 when it was stolen. The vehicle was taken from a location in Park Ridge, Illinois just before 12:30pm this afternoon. Police say he was found safe at around 2pm. He was found in the car which was abandoned in an alley.