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Virginia toddler found safe after AMBER Alert; search for abductor continues

Posted at 1:35 AM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-04 13:11:54-04

UPDATE: Missing 2-year-old Raequon Alan Ashby has been found safe, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office. The search for his alleged abductor, Jashar R. Ashby, 21, continues.

FRONT ROYAL, Va. – Virginia State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for 2-year-old Raequon Alan Ashby who last seen Wednesday in the 100 block of Park Way in Front Royal.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office believes the abduction happened around 4 p.m. and that Raequon is in extreme danger.

He has brown hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing a light blue Paw Patrol shirt with a dark collar and red and black light up Paw Patrol tennis shoes.

The child is believed to have been abducted by his father, Jashar Raequon Ashby. He is a black male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds.

He has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a purple camouflage shirt.

Ashby was last seen driving a 2008 Red Chrysler Town and Country minivan with VA tags VTR-8376, which was recovered abandoned around 12:45 a.m. Thursday.

Anyone with information concerning the child, the adult and/or vehicle is urged to call 911 or the Warren County Sheriff's Office at 540-635-4128 or #77 on a cell.

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