UPDATE: Taken Baby Found; Taylor in Police Custody


UPDATE: 11:15 p.m.

Jaxon Patel has been recovered and Aaron Mathew Taylor is in police custody.  Both were located in Hay Market, Virginia by Virginia State Troopers.



Jaxon Patel, a mixed race male who is 20-months-old, was last seen at 1610 Berry Wood in Charleston, WV. 
The Charleston Police Department and the West Virginia State Police believe Jaxon is in extreme danger.

Authorities advise the child was likely abducted by Aaron Mathew Taylor.

Jaxon was with his maternal grandmother when Taylor, claiming to be his father, took the child, telling the grandmother he would return him to his mother, Mercedes Robinson, later that day.

Officers contacted Taylor several times throughout the day, but he did not return the child and has since stopped talking with police.

They could possibly be traveling in a Silver Toyota Rav 4 with a WV license plate number 9TJ495. Jennifer Leann Cook could be with Jaxon and Taylor.

Any information on Jaxon’s whereabouts, contact Charleston Police at 
or the West Virginia State Police, or call 911.

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