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Wanted Jones County man, believed to be violent, now in custody

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The Jones County Sheriff's Office has found Frank Thomas Young, 26, of Anamosa. 

This morning, the Jones County Sheriff's Office received information from a citizen that a family member of the fugitive was seen at an apartment once shared by Frank Young and his wife. The Anamosa Police Department arrived within a few minutes of the call. Young was found hiding in the apartment and was taken into custody without incident. 

Authorities say, over the weekend, young's wife and child had a protective order against him, and he allegedly came to home where they were staying in Oxford Junction and took his son. Authorities were in the process of issuing an AMBER Alert when a Cedar County deputy noticed his vehicle. When the deputy tried stopping Young, he took off running and left the child behind.

Young is now being held on charges of one count of Violation of a Protective Order, one count of Violation of Custodial Order (Parental Abduction); one count of Domestic Abuse Assault simple misdemeanor and one count of Voluntary Absence from Custody (escape from work release) more charges are expected in the coming days. 

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