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Amber Alert Canceled For Central Illinois Infant

Mia Graci Thompson, a 3-week-old girl, was the subject of an Amber Alert on Sept. 27, 2012, Illinois State Police said. (Credit: Missingkids.com)

Mia Graci Thompson, a 3-week-old girl, was the subject of an Amber Alert on Sept. 27, 2012, Illinois State Police said. (Credit: Missingkids.com)

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TOULON, Ill. (STMW) — A 3-week-old girl abducted from outside a post office Thursday morning in downstate Stark County has been recovered and is safe.

Mia Graci Thompson was taken from the backseat of a car about 8:10 a.m. Thursday in front of the Toulon post office, according to an Amber Alert issued by Illinois State Police. Toulon is about 30 miles northwest of Peoria and 125 miles southwest of Chicago.

State Police announced Thursday night Mia was recovered — safe and alive — and the Amber Alert was canceled. A news conference was scheduled.