Infant Taken From Illinois Post Office Found, Mother Charged

TOULON, Ill. (AP) Police say the mother of an infant reported abducted from outside the U.S. Post Office in Toulon has been arrested.  Authorities say 19-year-old Kendra Elizabeth Meaker was arrested after reporting her 3-week-old daughter had been
abducted Thursday from the back seat of her vehicle.

Authorities say Mia Graci Thompson was found Thursday along a road and is in good condition.   At the time the alert was issued, state police announced they were looking for a woman driving a gold or tan Buick or Pontiac. Officials released few other details.

Toulon is about 30 miles northwest of Peoria.

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