Amber Alert issued for four-year-old boy Car: white minivan By Evelyn Holmes <http://abclocal.go.com/wls/aboutus/bio/wls_bio_evelynholmes.html> November 18, 2003 - The Hoffman Estates Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for four-year-old Tashon Phillips who was abducted from his grandmother's home early this morning. ABC7 Video Clip <http://abclocal.go.com/wls/news/111803_ns_amberalert.html#> Police believe Tashon Phillips was taken by his parents, Angela Gerontakis and William Phillips, who do not have custody. The child, a ward of the state, was taken from his parents because of "severe physical abuse," according to one authority. Authorities say they may be headed to Rockford in a 1992 white Chevrolet conversion van with Illinois license plate: 5634733. Anyone with information should call 911.