CULVER CITY, Calif. (FOX 11) - --UPDATE--
The stolen blue 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser that could hold a clue to baby Jacsun's whereabouts has been located and is in Culver City.
The child remains missing.
No further details were immediately known.
The Culver City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing 6-month-old infant.
Jacsun Manson was reported missing to the Culver City Police Department by the Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services on January 25.
The infant's parents were recently arrested by the LAPD. At the time of their arrest, the parents were not with Jacsun. Jacsun’s parents are currently incarcerated and are in the custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. They are identified as Adam Manson and Kiana Williams. Adam Manson has aliases of Adam Owens and Adam Jackson.
According to witnesses, Jacsun was last seen on December 31 with his parents, prior to their arrest.
Police believe that Jacsun’s parents stole a blue 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser, the vehicle is missing a bumper and the license plates have likely been removed. The family was seen in this vehicle, and are known to frequent of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard. The vehicle has not been recovered.
Multiple interviews have been conducted with Jacsun’s parents and family members. To date, authorities have not been able to locate Jacsun.
DCF released the following statement to FOX 11 Thursday night:
"DCFS is not able to comment on our possible involvement with families as we are prohibited by state law from breaching confidentiality. Confidentiality statutes protect families from undue public attention while they seek to resolve sensitive family issues.
When our agency receives a call to our Child Protection Hotline alleging child maltreatment, social workers immediately respond, if appropriate, and conduct a thorough investigation to assess child safety and take all necessary precautions. During the course of an investigation, we work closely with families to ensure that caregivers have the support and services they may need to address their underlying needs and issues.
In any case that involves a suspected crime, we work closely with law enforcement and the local community for the safety and protection of vulnerable children. Many cases also involve the oversight of Juvenile Dependency Court."
Anyone with information on Jacsun’s whereabouts, please contact the Culver City Police Department. During business hours contact Detective Raya at 310-253-6318. After business hours, contact the Watch Commander at 310-253-6202.