Boy, 9, found safe after reported kidnapped by rideshare driver in West Town: police

The vehicle was described as a 2010 maroon Toyota minivan, according to Chicago police said.

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Seven people were killed including five children in a crash July 31, 2022 in McHenry County.

A boy was reported kidnapped by a rideshare driver Apr. 17, 2022, in West Town.

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A 9-year-old boy was found safe after being reported kidnapped by a rideshare driver Sunday night in the West Town neighborhood, officials said.

About 7:30 p.m. the rideshare driver brought the child and both his parents to their destination in the 2600 block of West Huron Street, where the parents exited with their luggage and left the sleeping child in the car, Chicago police said.

As they brought their luggage inside the home, the rideshare driver left with the child, according to police.

The child was later found safe, police said.

Officials have not yet released any additional information on the incident.

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