Amber Alert issued after car stolen in Wayne County with sleeping 2-year-old inside


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(Update: The Amber Alert has been canceled. The boy was found safe and the suspect has been arrested.)

An Amber Alert has been activated for a 2-year-old boy who was sleeping in the rear of a pickup truck when it was stolen on Friday afternoon in Marshallville in Wayne County.

The missing child, Sutton Eggeman, stands at 2 feet tall, weighs 35 pounds, and possesses distinctive features such as blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen clad in fuzzy green attire, a jacket showcasing a gray frog emblem on the left, and black Under Armour socks with tears at the bottom. Eggeman was barefoot at the time of his disappearance.

The incident occurred when a black 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck, bearing license plate number JTC9063, was snatched from a Dollar General at 62 S. Main St. around 2 p.m. on Friday, March 1, as per the issued alert.

Authorities have highlighted the suspect as a white male of moderate height and a slender build, donning a black cap during the incident.

Individuals who may have any information regarding Eggeman’s whereabouts or the stolen vehicle are strongly encouraged to contact emergency services at 911, the dedicated Amber Alert line at 1-877-AMBER-OH (877-262-3764), or reach out to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 877-287-5705.