The Amber Alert has since been deactivated.
**This AMBER Alert has been deactivated. The child has been located.** https://t.co/Z1kynlN88b— CHP - Alerts (@CHPAlerts) February 28, 2022
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.
At 3:51 am officers responded to the 500 block of north mathilda avenue on report of a child abduction/vehicle theft. Upon arrival, officers discovered that Jacob Jardin had been taken when his mother's car was stolen while she was unloading groceries. Jacob was inside the car.— Sunnyvale DPS (@SunnyvaleDPS) February 27, 2022
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.
Update: At this time we are attempting to contact 29 year old Luong "Tammy" Huynh. We believe Tammy may have information that will help us locate Jacob Jardine. If you know Tammy or have recently seen or spoken with her, please contact us immediately at 408-730-7100. pic.twitter.com/IvlNc5RJak— Sunnyvale DPS (@SunnyvaleDPS) February 27, 2022
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.