1-year-old twins found safe after being abducted near 44th Street and McDowell Road

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Posted at 8:17 PM, Jun 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-27 12:54:23-04

PHOENIX — An Amber Alert has been canceled for 1-year-old twins kidnapped from a Phoenix drug store Saturday afternoon.

Police say Havanna and Joseph Shackleford were located safe near 7th Avenue and Buckeye Road and reunited with their family.

Phoenix police say the twins were taken around 4 p.m. from a CVS near 44th Street and McDowell Road.

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The twins were inside of a white 2003 Nissan Pathfinder (Arizona license plate 1CA6RB) when their uncle, Eddie Jones, allegedly got in and stole the vehicle.

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Police say Jones was under the influence of alcohol and made comments about driving to New Mexico.

Jones, 31, was taken into custody, according to Phoenix police. He is facing multiple charges that include DUI, kidnapping and theft.

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