CHP: Boy abducted by father in San Francisco found in Los Angeles, suspect arrested

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The CHP had issued an Amber Alert in San Francisco for a 21-month-old boy who has been abducted by his father.

But it was canceled at around 8:10 p.m. The boy has been found in Los Angeles and the suspect has been arrested, the CHP said.

Police believe the suspect was driving a tan 2000 Toyota Corolla with a California license plate is 5SEY238.

The boy is 21-month-old Makai Bangoura a black male, 3 feet tall with brown hair.

The suspect is 30-year-old Jason Lam. He is an Asian male who stands at 5-foot 3-inches and weighs 145 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Police say Lam abducted Bangoura on Thursday, May 18 at 3 p.m. They were recently seen in Menlo Park, but police said they could be anywhere.

Lam was thought to be heading southbound on the Interstate 5 freeway heading to Southern California.

Relatives of Lam said he recently experienced mental breakdowns, according to officials.

The alert was in effect for the entire Bay Area.

Stay with KRON4 News for updates




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