Police in Northern California found a 3-month-old baby allegedly snatched from his family’s apartment on Monday while his grandmother was unloading groceries from her car.
“Baby Brandon has been located. He will be taken to a local hospital for evaluation,” San Jose Police Department Announce Tuesday on Twitter.
“Three suspects are in custody, charges and additional information are imminent. We thank everyone who helped by exchanging tweets.”
Brandon Cuellar was allegedly kidnapped from a home on Elm Street north of San Jose shortly after 1 p.m. The video was released on Monday It showed what authorities said was a man walking down the street with a baby carrier.
The boy’s grandmother was watching the infant while his mother was at work, San Jose Police spokesperson, Sgt. Christian Camarillo told reporters. Camarillo said Grandma came home from a trip to the grocery store with Brandon and took him to the apartment.
Camarillo said she left the boy for about two minutes to get groceries from the car.
“In that short period of time, someone entered the apartment,” Camarillo said, and left with the child.
The boy’s family did not recognize the man, who was captured by a security camera carrying what authorities described as a baby carrier with a white blanket. Camarillo said it was not clear if the man had brought the carrier or if it belonged to the family.
At a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said the man was one of the three people being held. Their names have not been published.
Police said they believe the suspects are related to the family, but are still trying to determine what that is. The motive behind the kidnapping is unclear.
Help the FBI child kidnapping team find the boy. at Posted on TwitterSan Jose police said officers and FBI agents went door-to-door in the area in an effort to track down witnesses or other information related to the case.
Section was also Share multiple hotline numbers For any possible advice.
“We have some of the best detectives in the country. No one came home yesterday. He was located in less than 24 hours, and three suspects were taken into custody,” San Jose police said on Tuesday. We appreciate all the help.”