According to the Modesto Police Department, Adler Lara was taken Saturday night by his father, 38-year-old Walter Fernando Lara, who allegedly stabbed the boy's mother in the parking lot of a Motel 6 on West Orangeburg Avenue, leaving her in critical condition.
Before being found Sunday, the boy had last been seen near the intersection of Olympia Street and Glenn Avenue in the Modesto area, a news release said.
"This Amber Alert has been deactivated. The victim has been located," the CHP said on Twitter. No other details were immediately released, including the boy's condition and whether his father remained at large.
***UPDATE: Vehicle has been located. Suspect and victim still outstanding.*** https://t.co/VvKDRSUXjZ— CHP - Alerts (@CHPAlerts) July 4, 2021
Along with photos of the child and the suspect, authorities initially released an image of a car that was being sought. Shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday, the California Highway Patrol announced that the silver 2006 BMW 330i had been found.
DEVELOPING: More details will be added to this report as they become available.