A 2-year-old Virginia toddler was safely returned home on Thursday after an alleged abduction on Wednesday. The suspect, according to Sergeant Maxfield of Warren County Sheriff’s Office, is on the run. Jashar Raequon Ashby, 21, is charged with grand larceny, abduction, and assault and battery against a family or household member.
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Virginia authorities issued an AMBER Alert on Thursday morning for a little boy reportedly abducted from Port Royal on Wednesday afternoon, police say.
According to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police, a man identified as 21-year-old Jashar Raequon Ashby abducted 2-year-old Raequon Alan Ashby at around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. Police said the boy is considered to be in extreme danger. The suspect was last seen off of the 100 block of Park Way in Front Royal.
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Raequon stands 1-foot 9-inches tall, weighs around 25 pounds and has blue eyes and curly brown hair. According to police, he was “last seen wearing a light blue Paw Patrol shirt with a dark collar and red and black light up Paw Patrol tennis shoes.”
Jashar Ashby stands 5- feet-10 inches tall and weighs around 130 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, but police said he previously dyed his hair blonde and may have blonde dreadlocks. He was last seen driving a 2008 red Chrysler Town and Country minivan, but police said the vehicle has since been found abandoned.
Anyone with information should call 911 or the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 540-635-4128.
No further information is available at this time.
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[Feature Photo: Raequon Alan Ashby/Police Handout]