Boy, 7, allegedly abducted by mother at gunpoint from Illinois Medical District found safe: CPD

Mother is not child's legal guardian, CPD says
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 7-year-old boy who was allegedly abducted by his mother Wednesday afternoon has been found safe, Chicago police said Thursday afternoon.

Chicago police did not release additional details, but said their investigation is ongoing.

CPD said the alleged abduction took place in the 1300-block of South Damen Avenue in the Illinois Medical District just before 4:20 p.m.

Chicago police said the 7-year-old was grabbed by his mother, who was armed with a gun, and taken to an unknown location.

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The boy's mother isn't his legal guardian. At the time, Chicago police said she should be considered armed dangerous.

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