UPDATE: Man falsified report that led to Amber Alert of 8-year-old girl, Chicago police say

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UPDATE as of 5am Monday: A man from Indiana is charged with lying to Chicago police about an 8-year-old girl being inside his car when it was stolen on the city’s South Side.

Cleadus Taylor will appear in bond court today on disorderly conduct and filing a false police report charges. Read full story

Earlier story: Chicago police say an 8-year-old has been reunited with their family after the car they were riding in was stolen while they were still inside Sunday evening in the Chatham neighborhood Sunday.

According to police, the unattended vehicle was stolen from 8546 S. Cottage Grove with the 8-year-old inside, prompting an official alert from police looking for the vehicle.

Police tweeted the alert Sunday evening, and said anyone with information should call 911, but later said the child had been found.

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