Amber Alert issued for 4-yr-old boy
PATTERSON, Calif. (KABC) -- A statewide Amber Alert is in effect for a 4-year-old boy abducted in northern California. Investigators say Juliani Cardenas was snatched from his grandmother's Patterson home Tuesday.
Juliani is described as a Hispanic boy, 3 feet 6 inches tall and 40 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing dark pants and a light blue shirt.
The suspect is his mother's former boyfriend, 27-year-old Jose Rodriguez. Rodriguez is not the father of the child.
Rodriguez is driving a silver Toyota Corolla with California license plate number 6HBW445. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall, 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Rodriguez was last seen wearing a white and black shirt, checkered pants and a beanie.
Police say Rodriguez is a dangerous man with an extensive criminal record.
Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1 or your local police station.
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