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Infant Taken From Illinois Post Office Found, Mother Charged

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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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