I heard it on the scanner last night, when the call came in. I forgot about it until I heard Donny giving a verbal description of the boy on the news this morning. About ten minutes ago, the phone rang and they asked people to look out for the child and the old white man with a grey beard who took him.
The alert about the missing child is not on the front of the digital pjstar. I found this over on 1470 WMBD...
Advisory For Missing Peoria Boy
The state of Illinois has issued an endangered missing person advisory for an 8 year old Peoria boy, Marquell Johnson. He has been missing from his home in the 800 block of South Western since 7:00 Wednesday night.
Marquell was last seen in an alley on South Western. He is a black male, 4'3, 70 pounds, wearing a red shirt, blue shorts, and black sneakers. He has a birthmark in the shape of a fish on his right arm.
The boy is austistic and has a speech impediment. He may have been abducted by a white male, 5'9, 160 pounds, with gray hair and a beard.
If you have any information about Marquell Johnson's whereabouts, call the Peoria Police Department, Crimestoppers, or 911.