OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland police have canceled an Amber Alert that was issued Thursday morning after a kidnapped 2-year-old boy was found safe.
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Police later said the boy was dropped off at a police substation earlier Tuesday
According to police, the aunt of 2-year-old Michael Hamilton drove him and a friend named ”Tanisha” to the area of E. 27th Street and Fruitvale Avenue around 8 p.m. Tuesday. When the aunt left the car to enter a store, Tanisha drove away with Hamilton in the backseat.
Detectives described “Tanisha” as an African-American woman around 30-35-years-old, 5-feet tall and weighing 200 pounds. She reportedly has acne and a medium complexion. She was last seen wearing a blonde wig with ponytails, black jacket, black pants, and has rings on all her fingers.
“Tanisha” was last seen in a rented 2021 Nissan Versa, a black 4-door sedan with a California license plate #8TYX914.MORE NEWS: Vallejo Emerging As One of the Hottest Real Estate Markets in Nation During Pandemic
Oakland police are still looking for the suspect and the vehicle.