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3-month-old boy found safe after van was taken in Alton with him inside

The child abduction occurred in the driveway of residence at 735 Spring St.

ALTON, Ill. — An Amber Alert Alton police confirmed a child abduction Friday night at 735 Spring St. in Alton, and the Illinois State Police activated an Amber Alert.

Ghyadi L Jaber, a 3-month-old boy, had last been last seen by his mother in the back seat of a gold 2001 Chevrolet Venture minivan, with Illinois license C L 8 4 3 9 3.  

Credit: Alton PD

The vehicle had been in the driveway of the residence and was reported stolen at 7:27 p.m. Friday.  Alton police said that just after 11:30 p.m. the boy was found safe in Alton. The van was also found within city limits.

No other information was available as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information should call 9-1-1. The Alton Police Department can be reached at 618-463-3505.