Update: Missing baby, teen found safe, Beloit police say

Sovereign A. Taylor And Jason Schaffer
Courtesy of Beloit Police Department
Sovereign A. Taylor and Jason Schaffer

BELOIT, Wis. — A missing 7-month-old child and a 17-year-old who were reported missing Tuesday morning have been found safe in Chicago.

Police shared a post on Facebook on Tuesday saying they wanted to “ensure that both individuals are safe at this time.”

The 7-month-old, Sovereign A. Taylor, and 17-year-old, Jason Schaffer, were initially believed to be heading to the Chicago area.

Officials said they might be in a blue 2007 Volkswagen with Illinois registration CJ68678. They left the 700 block of 8th Street early Tuesday morning.

Police are continuing to investigate the child custody issues.