Update, June 11, 2017: Police said a report of carjacking that led to an Amber Alert last week turned out to be false. The woman who gave it has been arrested on suspicion of filing a false police report. Read KTLA’s story here.
An Amber Alert was issued on Thursday after a 16-year-old boy was abducted from Los Angeles, officials said.
The boy, Eric Coleman, was taken around 4 p.m., according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
Officials believe he was abducted by Kandice Johnson, 31. The circumstances were unclear.
The two were believed to be traveling in a black 2014 Toyota Camry with California license plate No. 7XWL023.
Johnson was last seen driving the vehicle and should be considered armed and dangerous, officers said.
Coleman is described as a black teen with black hair and brown eyes. He is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds, officials said.
Johnson is described as black with red, green and black braided hair. She measures around 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 147 pounds.
It was unknown what kind of clothing either might be wearing, and no photographs were immediately available.
No further details were immediately available.