GARDEN GROVE, Calif. -- California Highway Patrol deactivated an Amber Alert Friday after a 3-year-old girl allegedly abducted by her mother was located, authorities said.
CHP issued the alert around 5:30 p.m. regarding Josephine Lujan and her mother, 39-year-old Christina Lujan, who were last seen around 1:30 p.m. during a custody visit, according to Garden Grove police. Christina was visiting with her mom and daughter. When the child's grandma went inside her house and came back out, she found Christine and Josephine gone.
Around 7:10 p.m., CHP tweeted that the child was located and the suspect was taken into custody.
Christina should be considered "armed and dangerous," authorities said.
Josephine was described as 3'3", 45 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt with blue jeans and black boots.
Her mother was described as 5'4", 135 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.
The vehicle was a 2012 gold Ford Escape with California license plate No. 6ZPF343.
CHP activated the alert on behalf of the Garden Grove Police Department in Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange and San Diego counties.
Today, Christina Lujan (39) had a custody visit w/ her mom & daughter, Josephine Lujan (3). When grandma went inside her house & came back out, she found Christine & vict gone.
— Garden Grove Police (@GardenGrovePD) December 28, 2019