Amber Alert canceled; Hammond boy, mother found safe

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Ralph Bevineau

HAMMOND, Ind.– The Hammond Police Department says a 2-month-old boy and his mother were found safe after an Amber Alert was issued Monday afternoon.

Police said Yolanda Walker, 20, and her 2-month-old son were abducted by the boy’s non-custodial father, Ralph Bevineau.

The child and mother were last seen at 7 p.m. CDT on Sunday in Hammond and were believed to be in extreme danger. Hammond, Indiana is 23 miles south of Chicago.

4 fast facts

  • 2-month-old Hammond boy and his mother were reportedly abducted by non- custodial father.
  • Were believed to be in extreme danger.
  • Suspect vehicle is a gold Chevrolet Trailblazer or similar.
  • Both were found safe.

Hammond police told WBBM in Chicago that Walker waived all prosecution of Bevineau. He was not arrested.

The mother and child were not harmed.

Note: Identifying and personal information about the infant was removed from this story after police confirmed he was found safe.

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