Luvell Maurice Dukes

Amber Alert
1:54 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Boy Abducted From Bel-Nor Found Safe

An Amber Alert has been issued for 8-year-old Luvell Maurice Dukes (top left). The suspect is believed to be Von Harrell, 30 (top right). Harrel's vehicle is of the same make and model as shown.

Updated 3:35 p.m.

An 8-year-old boy abducted from his school yesterday has been located safe, and his father is in custody for the kidnapping.

Master Sgt. Steve Bishop with the Bel-Nor police department in north St. Louis County says Von Harrell took his son, Luvell Dukes, from school on Thursday afternoon. He says the mother was told by a different, unidentified police department to wait to see if the boy would return home. Bishop says Bel-Nor issued the AMBER Alert around 12:45 p.m.  after learning that the father had made threatening statements.

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