UPDATE: The amber alert has been canceled. Jayleen has been found, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A California Amber Alert has been issued for 5-year-old Jayleen Corral-Marshall after she was abducted from Escondido in San Diego County, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.
The incident happened at about 3:40 p.m. on Saturday when Jayleen was allegedly taken from Escondido, according to the amber alert. Details about the circumstances of the kidnapping were not immediately known.
Jayleen is believed to have been abducted by 61-year-old Lucy Vasquez, according to the California Highway Patrol. She is believed to have taken the child in a gray 2000 Dodge Caravan with California plate 6GWR336.
A photo of Vasquez has not been released, but she’s described as a 61-year-old female with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds. Jayleen is a 5-year-old female with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 3 feet tall and weighing 45 pounds.
Anyone who sees Jayleen, Vasquez, or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Escondido Police Department if you have any other information that could help investigators.
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