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Authorities issued an Amber Alert and are searching for a man described as suicidal who abducted his 18-month-old son from a Los Angeles home on Thursday, KABC reported.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department, John Jose took his son Jaden around 3:30 p.m. without the consent of the boy’s biological mother, the television station reported
#AmberAlert — Jaden Jose, 18 months old, was taken by his suicidal father, John Jose, at 3:30pm from Arleta, CA. John Jose is described as a 30 year old Filipino 5’5”, 130 pounds, last seen in a 2004 dark blue 4 door Audi, License plate number 7ZVX343. If seen please call 911 pic.twitter.com/Zo9Owv4DBY— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) August 10, 2018
Jose reportedly threatened to take the boy out of state and said he would kill himself, KABC reported.
The Amber Alert was issued shortly after 11:30 p.m., police said.
Jose, 30, is described as an Asian male, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 130 pounds, police said. He has black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen driving a 2004 dark blue 4-door Audi with the license plate number 7ZVX343.
Jaden is 2 feet tall and weighs 27 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes, KABC reported. He was wearing a blue tank top and gray pants.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Jose or Jaden can call the Foothill Watch Commander at (818) 756-8861.