FORT MYERS, Fla. — The 3-year-old child who was kidnapped during an armed carjacking Friday was found unharmed.
The Fort Myers Police Department said they got a 911 call reporting that a child was taken at knifepoint. The suspect stole a pickup truck from a gas station while the child was still inside.
Police later located the child and the vehicle at William's Hardware on Palm Beach Boulevard. The suspect had fled the scene.
FMPD gave an initial description of the suspect as a 40- to 50-year-old Black male with a gray beard, wearing a long sleeved green shirt and camouflage fishing hat.
Fort Myers Police are working an armed carjacking and kidnapping at this time. The vehicle below was last seen traveling Northbound on Prospect Avenue from Palm Beach Boulevard. If you see this vehicle please contact 911 immediately. An #amberalert will be issued shortly. pic.twitter.com/jbKJQLUSeh— Fort Myers Police (@fortmyerspolice) September 16, 2022