According to police, 3-year-old Anthony Hernandez was found Sunday evening at an Arkansas City, KS, fishing lake with Francisco Lopez. Lopez was taken into custody and Hernandez remains in protective custody at this time. An investigation is pending.
Authorities say 33-year-old Lopez kidnapped Anthony Hernandez on Saturday. The toddler was last seen in the 600 block of South Sixth Street in Arkansas City. The boy was last seen wearing a yellow tank top, black shorts with yellow stripes and yellow Spongebob Squarepants Crocs.
Hernandez is 2'5" tall, with brown hair, hazel eyes and weighs 38 pounds. Lopez is described as 5'5" tall, 200 pounds, brown eyes and a bald head. He was last seen wearing a dark blue T-shirt and dark blue shorts.
According to authorities, the two may have been in a white Chevy Cavalier with Oklahoma plates 336-HPW. Police said a reflector on the rear of the vehicle between the back brake lights is broken.
Police also say the two could have been heading to New York.
Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-KS-Crime.
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