SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- The 2-year-old boy abducted in Sunnyvale, Northern California, earlier Sunday has been found safe, according to the CHP.
The Amber Alert has since been deactivated.
Authorities say a Sunnyvale patrol officer conducting a search and found 2-year-old Jacob Jardine located inside the stolen car in a parking lot approximately four miles away. As a precautionary measure, the child has been taken to a local hospital. They say Jacob appears to be unharmed and healthy.
The article below is from a previous report.
An AMBER Alert has been issued for 2-year-old Jacob Jardine who police say was abducted in a stolen 2008 Buick Enclave Sunday morning in Sunnyvale.
The California Highway Patrol issued the alert for five counties: Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Alameda, according to the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.
Police tweeted Jardine's mother was unloading groceries when the car was stolen, with Jardine inside, at 3:51a.m. at the Travel Inn in Sunnyvale.
Jardine is described as about 3 feet tall, 25 pounds with red, curly hair and brown eyes, according to the alert.
He was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and gray pants.
Police say there are trying to contact Luong "Tammy" Huynh, 29, who might have information in locating Jardine.
The stolen vehicle has unknown paper license plates from Georgia with a spare tire on the right front wheel, a headlight and tail light out on the left side, and with a blue "Baby on Board" sticker on the back window.
Anyone who sees this vehicle is advised to call 9-1-1 immediately.