18-month-old boy found safe after suicidal father abducted toddler from L.A. home: Police

LOS ANGELES -- An Amber Alert was issued late Thursday after a suicidal father took his 18-month-old son from a home in Los Angeles, police say. The boy and his father were later located in Chula Vista  Friday morning around 1 a.m., Chula Vista Police Department tells FOX 5.

His son, Jaden, was abducted near the 9500 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Pacoima around 3:30 p.m. The Amber Alert was issued shortly before 11:30 p.m.

Jose is described as a 30-year-old Filipino man, 5'5", weighing 130 pounds. He was last seen in a 2004 blue Audi A4 with California license plate number 7ZVX343.

According to police, John threatened to take the boy out of California, and also threatened to take his own life.

Check back for updates on this developing story.