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Police say abduction of 12-year-old boy 'baseless', suspect in custody

Posted at 3:19 PM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 17:31:52-04

MILWAUKEE -- A critical missing 12-year-old boy has been found and a suspect is in custody, police say.

Arnell L. Roberts was found Thursday afternoon after he was last seen being driven away from the 1900 block of W. Capitol Dr. just after noon, according to police. He was driven away in a 2012 four-door white Toyota Camry without license plates.

Police say the person who drove away with Roberts is a black male, between 19 and 23 years old, standing 6 feet tall with a thin build and dark complexion. He is clean-shaven with a short afro, wearing a blue jean jacket and light blue jeans. He also has an unknown tattoo over his left eye, police say.

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