Correction: The statewide Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old Porter Stone has been canceled. Stone, along with the suspected abductors, were found in a hotel in Chicago, Ill., according to www.amberalert.com.

The website did not report the health status of the child or if any charges have been filed.





A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-year-old boy that was abducted from a children's hospital in St. Louis Tuesday evening.

Porter Stone is about 3'10", weighs 44 pounds and has brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black and white shorts and Spiderman shoes. He was carrying a backpack with a medical IV pump inside.


Correction: The statewide Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old Porter Stone has been canceled. Stone, along with the suspected abductors, were found in a hotel in Chicago, Ill., according to www.amberalert.com.
The website did not report the health status of the child or if any charges have been filed.


A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a 5-year-old boy that was abducted from a children's hospital in St. Louis Tuesday evening.
Porter Stone is about 3'10", weighs 44 pounds and has brown hair. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, black and white shorts and Spiderman shoes. He was carrying a backpack with a medical IV pump inside.
St. Louis Metropolitan police believe Rhonda Marie Matthews, 59, and Jeffrey Stone, 33, are behind the abduction. Stone is 6'6", weighs 230 pounds and has a shaved head and clean-shaven face. He was last seen wearing a black and orange San Francisco Giants baseball cap.
Matthews has brown hair, brown eyes, is 5'3" and weighs about 130 pounds.
The suspects are believed to be driving a Toyota Corolla, either black or silver in color. The state of California license plates are 6BMU445.
The abduction occurred around 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, from the children's hospital on Kingshighway in St. Louis.
Anyone seeing the victim, suspects or vehicle, or anyone with information related to the abduction is asked to immediately dial 911. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department can be reached at 314-444-5622.