Three Suspects Cleared In Child Abduction; Boy From Maywood Still Missing
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CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities have cleared three men who were initially suspected of abducting a one-year-old boy, who was still missing on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Illinois State Police put out an AMBER Alert for a one-year-old Maywood boy named Bryeon Hunter who they say was abducted by three men in Maywood.
On Wednesday, those three men were cleared.
Police are still searching for the child.
Initially, Bryeon’s mother said her son was was abducted at 6th and Main in Maywood by three Hispanic men in a black, two-door sports car with tinted windows.
Hunter was last seen wearing a blue striped long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and blue and brown Nike boots and is described in the alert as being 2 feet tall and weighing 30 pounds.
Hunter’s mother, Lakeshia Baker, claimed she was jumped by the the same people who kidnapped her son.
Baker’s eye was blackened, her face swollen from being kicked and punched.
She limped assisted by loved ones to the Maywood Police Department hoping to help in the search for her son.
Baker remained at the Maywood police station on Wednesday morning.
Police did not provide any details surrounding their decision to clear the three men.