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Car taken with boy, 5, inside

ALBERTVILLE (AP) — Relatives of a 5-year-old who was apparently abducted from an Albertville convenience store Monday morning said they planned to stay at the Albertville Police Station until the boy is found.

Geontae Glass was still missing Monday night. Alabama State Troopers and Albertville Police issued an Amber Alert for the boy, who was asleep in a green or teal 1994 Nissan Altima with no tag when it was stolen at 6:12 a.m. Monday in front of a convenience store.

Police Chief Benny Womack said the Nissan was running and the child's mother, Shalinda Glass, 25, of Rainbow City was in the Conoco store with her boyfriend and 7-year old daughter when a pickup drove up.

He said a man jumped out and sped off in the car as someone else drove away in the pickup

.Glass told police she did not know her child's abductor.

Troopers urged anyone with information to call local police or the state Department of Public Safety at (334) 242-4128.

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