Abducted baby boy found in San Jose, suspect arrested

MONTEREY COUNTY (KRON) — A baby boy who was abducted from Soledad Monday morning has been found in San Jose, according to Soledad Police Department.

Police have arrested the suspected kidnapper, according to Soledad police.

The baby was abducted when 43-year-old Raymond Randy Gutierrez stole a running Honda Accord with the baby inside from a man’s driveway before 5 a.m. Monday, police said.

Around 7:15 a.m., officers from the San Jose Police Department responded to a call on the 600 block of Walnut St.

Police say the caller expressed great concern after seeing a man, who appeared to be on drugs, with a baby in the back seat of his car.

The caller “believed the male was in no condition to care for the baby,” police said.

A police report says that out of fear for the baby’s well-being, that person pulled the baby and car seat out of the car and called the police.

The man reportedly fled the scene.

San Jose Police officers arrived and took custody of the child.

Officers requested medical personnel to make sure the baby was alright physically.

“The child was medically cleared and has been reunited with his parents at The San Jose Police Department,” police said.

The San Jose Police Department is conducting follow up and assisting in the investigation.

No further details are available at this time.

Stay with KRON4 for updates.

This story has been modified to show that the boy is eight months old. It was originally reported by authorities that he was one year old.



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