ARLETA (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department is hoping the public can help them find a distraught dad who abducted his biological son Thursday.
Authorities said the dad, identified as 30-year-old John Jose, has threatened to take the boy out of state. Police also said Jose has threatened harm to himself.READ MORE: Motorcycle Collides With Sheriff's Patrol Car On Interstate 105
Police said around 3:30 p.m. Jose abducted his 18-month-old son, Jaden, from the 9500 block of Laurel Canyon.
Jaden has brown hair and brown eyes. He is about 2 feet tall and weighs approximately 27 pounds When last seen, he was wearing a blue tank top and gray pants.READ MORE: Meeting Held To Help Curb Rising Violent Crime In Melrose Corridor
John Jose is Filipino with black hair and brown eyes. He’s about 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds.
He was last seen driving a dark blue 4-door Audi with a license plate # 7ZVX343.
Police officially issued an Amber Alert Thursday around 11:30 p.m.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Seniors And Others At High Risk
If you have seen or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jaden Jose or his father, you’re asked to, please call the LAPD’s Foothill Watch Commander at (818) 756-8861. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).