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AMBER alert canceled after Hillsdale child found safe


The Missouri State Highway Patrol has canceled an AMBER alert that was issued Wednesday night for a possible child abduction in the St. Louis area.

The agency reported that the child was found safe and the suspect was in custody.

No other information was released.

Original Story:
The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued an AMBER alert Wednesday night for a potential abduction in Hillsdale, which is in the St. Louis area.

According to the alert, someone saw the suspect, Andre Eaton Hill, 38, place six-month old Jerrell Hill into a trash bag.

Officials said Hill took the child from a home on Erick Avenue. They believe Hill may be headed to an address on Laredo Avenue in St. Louis County.

Authorities believe Hill could be in a 2012 black Toyota Camry with a Missouri license plate that reads DL6C3Z.

The alert described Hill as six feet tall and weighing 196 pounds.

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Katie Greathouse

Katie Greathouse is the assistant news director for ABC 17 News.


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