MANATEE — A 3-year-old boy abducted by his non-custodial mother in California was found safe in Bradenton Fl late Wednesday, and the woman was arrested, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Seth Erickson, his photo above, of Soquel, Calif., was last seen with his mother, Jacinta Redden, on June 29 in California. A warrant for Redden's arrest was issued on Oct. 14, according to a flier posted on the website for the Polly Klass Foundation.
The 3-year-old boy's mother, Jacinta Redden, had been named as a suspect in the case. Redden, 24, has been arrested on the warrant from California, according to deputies. There are reports that she did not have custody of her son at the time of the abduction.
In a news release, the Manatee sheriff's office said Seth was found about 10:48 p.m. Wednesday at a residence in the 4500 block of 19th Street Circle West. Deputies had gone there after receiving a report that the child was there. Seth and two other children were placed in the custody of Child Protective Services, and Redden was taken to the Manatee County jail, where she is awaiting extradition to California.
Race: African American
Weight: 110 lbs.
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