Bensenville IL. Police Find Abducted 18-month-old girl, suspect still at large

Kimberly Belgado is safe and sound

Kimberly Belgado is safe and soundBENSENVILLE, IL – Bensenville Police have found 18-month-old Kimberly Belgado, the infant who had been abducted early this morning at 940 W. Irving Park Road in the western suburbs of the city, however, the man suspected of the crime is still at large.

Police said a man stole the infant’s mother’s car at approximately 12:40 a.m. from the Regents Park Apartment Complex in Bensenville with baby Kimberly Delgado inside.

The mother was just feet from the running car, walking into the complex, when a man walked out of the building, got inside the vehicle and drove off, police said.

Police found Kimberly safe inside the car moments ago, however, no suspects are in custody.

“[The mother] was screaming out loud for her baby, said that they took her car, took her baby, everything,” said witness Yahira Olmos, who arrived home minutes after the incident. “That’s the moment when I just knew I had to call the cops.”

Police are looking for a heavy-set Hispanic male, age 35-40. He’s 5’4″, with black hair, brown eyes and no facial hair. He was last seen wearing a red sweater and is believed to be driving the car.

He is believed to be driving a black 2003 Buick 4-door with Illinois license plate L548500.

If any has information about the suspect described in this report, Bensenville Police ask that you phone 911.

Police had issued a Amber Alert overnight but have now canceled the alert.

The following earlier version represents how we first reported the now resolved incident.

BENSENVILLE, IL – A statewide Amber Alert has been issued by the Illinois State Police Department involving the abduction of an 18-month old girl from Bensenville.

The infants name is Kimberly Belgado, described as white, two feet tall, 25 lbs with brown eyes, black hair and wearing a pink and black hat, pink and brown jacket, black pants and pink shoes.

Police were looking for 27-year-old who they named as a “suspect” but have since said he is not who they are looking for, though the physical description did not change much.

Police describe the suspect as a 5-foot-4 Hispanic man who is 35 to 40 year old man with a heavy build, black hair, no facial hair, dark skin and wearing a red sweater.

According to reports, suspect was driving a black 2003 Buick 4-door with Illinois license plate L548500.

The Belgado baby girl was reportedly taken at approximately 12:40 a.m. from 940 W. Irving Park Road in the western suburbs. At about 2:30 a.m. local time the Amber Alert was issued.

According to Police Chief Frank Kosman, the girl’s mother left her in the car when she went into an apartment building at the western suburban address.

Alledgedly, a man walked out the foyer and walked directly to the mother’s car parked directly in front of the foyer … and drove away,” Kosman said.

Police say they have no reason to believe the man who stole the car knew a kid was inside.

Anyone with any information that would help the police in this case should immediately contact the Bensenville IL. Police Department.

D. Chandler contributed to this report

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