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Amber Alert issued for kidnapped 16-year-old boy with autism

WSB Atlanta logo WSB Atlanta 1/11/2022 News Staff
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An Amber Alert has been issued for a 16-year-old boy with autism who police said was kidnapped by his father from Clayton County Tuesday morning.

Clayton County Police said they responded to reports of a kidnapping on Charlotte Drive in Rex around 8 a.m.

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Police said the 16-year-old, Jacob Rodas, was seen getting into a black 2021 Volkswagen Passat with his biological father, Ronald Javier Rodas.


The Passat has Louisiana plate number 125EXJ.

Police said that Ronald Rodas may switch to a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, which has Louisiana license plate number Z0L611. That car was reported as stolen.

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Jacob Rodas is described as six feet tall and 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black T-shirt with white and red lettering, black jeans and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information on the location of Rodas is asked to call the Clayton County Police Department at (770)-477-3550.


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