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Abducted 6-year-old found safe

Abducted 6-year-old found safe
Posted at 6:23 PM, Sep 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 12:17:50-04

UPDATE (9:17 a.m., Sept. 25): Modesto Police say 6-year-old Jayce Cosso has been found safe in the Bay Area city of Dublin. 

In a post on social media, Modesto Police said, "Thank you to everyone for their help. We will have more information available soon."


Modesto Police have issued an AMBER Alert for 6-year-old Jayce Cosso, who was last seen wearing a black "Transformers" T-shirt with faded green camouflage shorts. Officials say he was abducted Monday morning by his father, John Cosso, 41.

The pair are believed to be in a black, 4-door, mid-sized, early 2000's vehicle.

Modesto Police have identified Renee Quijada as a person of interest in connection with the abduction. 

If you see them please call Crime Stoppers 209-521-4636 or 209-552-2470.