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September 7, 2014 (National City) - The California Highway Patrol has activated an Amber Alert at the request of the National City Police Department.

Five-year-old Johnnie Melendez was abducted from National City on September 6th.  The boy is Hispanic, 4 feet tall and weighs 80 pounds. He has brown hair and eyes and he was last seen wearing a Batman T-shirt, striped boer shorts, and slippers with SD printed on them.

The suspect is Gladys Suarez, a 27-year-old Hispanic woman. She is 4 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black tank top, blue Capri pants, and tan moccasin-type slippers. There is no vehicle information available at this time.

If you see them, call 911 and contact National City Police at (619) 336-4411.

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