Amber Alert issued for boy with possibly suicidal man

Amber alert issued for San Francisco toddler

The California Highway Patrol said Friday that the boy, Makai Bangoura, is about 3 feet tall (nearly 1 meter) and weighs 40 lbs (18 kilograms).

An Amber Alert has been issued Friday afternoon for an abducted 1-year-old boy in San Francisco, the California Highway Patrol reports. Makai is suspected to be with 30-year-old Jason Lam, an Asian man, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Authorities say the suspect is 30-year-old Jason Lam. It is unclear why the Amber Alert is being sent out now.

Lam and Makai were last spotted at a grocery store in Menlo Park on Thursday, Bastian said.

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Authorities said during their investigation they learned of "disturbing information" regarding the father that gave them concern.

Relatives of Lam said he recently experienced mental breakdowns, officials with the district attorney's office said.

The Amber Alert is in effect for San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo, Contra Costa and Alameda counties. Refresh this page for updates.

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