Missing Woodstock girl found safe, couple faces felony abduction charges

A 5-year-old girl has been found safe after she was allegedly abducted by her biological parents, who now face felony charges in the case.

According to authorities, Taylor Walsh was last seen leaving a home in the 100 block of Newell Street at approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Woodstock police determined that custody of the child was appointed to DCFS by a court, and allege that 29-year-old Jessica Walsh and 57-year-old Jeffrey Cook, identified as her biological parents, fled Woodstock in a vehicle after learning of the court decision.

Detectives located the couple inside their Lake in the Hills home and took them into custody, according to police. The child was also found safe inside, and was taken to an area hospital as a precautionary measure.

Both Jessica Walsh and Cook face felony charges of child abduction, which is a Class 4 felony. Cook also faces a felony charge of obstruction of justice for allegedly failing to cooperate with police during the investigation.

No further details were available.

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