Abducted San Jose baby found safe, mother still at large


SAN JOSE (KRON) — The Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office has located a San Jose 10-month-old baby boy who was abducted on Tuesday by his mother, deputies said.

The mother is still at large. Satima Michelle Purnell, 32 has been charged with kidnapping her baby, Davione.

Purnell uses the last name of Clark.

On Tuesday, she was told that she no longer had custody of her son and has been missing since then.

Purnell is 5 feet 1 inch tall weighing about 120 pounds. She is an African-American woman with brown eyes and black hair. She has several facial piercings. The most prominent ones are near her lips and upper cheek.

She has a number of tattoos which include the words “Teddy Bear” on her left bicep and “Aaniah” on her left arm.

Purnell might be driving a four-door, silver Hyndai with the license plate number 6BXN752.


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