An Amber Alert for a South Bend boy was resolved in under three hours this morning

(Photo supplied/Indiana State Police)

UPDATE AT 8:55 AM: The AMBER ALERT has ended.

Areca Gyuriak and John D. Gyuriak have been found in South Bend.

The child is OK according to officials, and Areca was taken into custody at a BP gas station on Western Avenue in South Bend shortly before 9 a.m.

Police are crediting a civilian tip with leading them to the suspect vehicle. Areca is being questioned by the police, and the suspect vehicle was searched.

Indiana State Police officially cancelled the Amber Alert at 9:10 a.m.

Information is still coming in and we will have more details on 953 MNC today as we get them.




A Statewide AMBER Alert has been declared for a missing boy from South Bend.

(Photo supplied/Indiana State Police)

The victim, John D. Gyuriak, is an 9 year old white male, 4 feet 1 inches tall, 70 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes, and has a scar above his right eye. He was last seen wearing a red Chicago Bulls jersey with “Rose #1” on the back and black Under Armor athletic shorts with a white stripe. He was last seen Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 11:00 pm in South Bend, Indiana and is believed to be in extreme danger.

(Photo supplied/Indiana State Police)

The suspect, Areca Nicole Gyuriak, is an 29 year old white female, 5 feet 0 inches tall, 90 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing blue tank top and black yoga pants.

The suspect vehicle is a tan 2008 Dodge Charger.

Anybopdy with information is asked to contact the St. Joseph County Police Department at 574-235-9611 or 911.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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