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Amber Alert cancelled, police call entire story “fabricated”

Update: The Farmington, IL Amber Alert has been cancelled.  The Illinois State Police posted on Facebook that Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell says the whole story was fabricated. Illinois State Police have a suspect in custody. The investigation continues.

  • Original Story

FARMINGTON, IL – An Amber Alert has been issued for a 13-month-old baby boy after three people stole a car he was in.  The alert was issued for Bentley Dutz.  Bentley has blond hair and is wearing a yellow and white Bob the Builder onesie with a blue hood.

The vehicle he was in is a gold 2000 Ford Taurus with Illinois license plate AT70987.

The child was in the back seat of the car when it was stolen.

Police say the first suspect is James T. Jackson, 24, who was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and white jeans.  A second suspect was wearing a yellow Reebok hoodie, while a third suspect is said to be wearing a white hoodie.

If you have seen the vehicle in question, the suspects or Bentley Dutz, please call 911 or eh Farmington IL Police Department at 309-547-2277.

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