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      CANCELLED: Amber Alert issued for 8-year-old boy




      UPDATE: 8:11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, 2012





      Eriberto Perez has been found. Suspect, William Cruz, has been arrested.





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      The Illinois State Police has issued an Amber Alert for an 8-year-old boy who was abducted Thursday night.


      Police say Eriberto Perez was taken from a Palatine, Illinois home at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday.


      Perez is a white male, 4'10" tall and weighs 100 pounds.


      He has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a gray-hooded sweatshirt, red shirt with black sleeves and blue jeans.


      The Illinois State Police say the child was taken by 30-year-old William Cruz who is described as being 5'11" tall and weighing 180 pounds.


      Cruz has a tattoo on his right wrist and left arm.


      His vehicle is a silver 2001 Chrysler 4-door with Illinois license plate P530118.


      Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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