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Gary toddler located following abduction

Posted at 7:03 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 23:39:17-04

GARY, Ind. -- A Gary toddler abducted at gunpoint was found safely Tuesday night.

Police put out an urgent alert Tuesday for 15-month-old Timothy Jackson Jr., who was taken from his foster home by two males around 12:30 a.m. The suspects were armed with sawed-off shotguns and had their faces covered.

An Amber Alert was formally issued for Timothy around 8 p.m. Tuesday. Police announced Timothy had been found just before 10 p.m.

Police initially said Timothy was thought to be in the company of his mother, 15-year-old Rosalinda Tecaxco, and father, 17-year-old Timothy Jackson. They did not immediately say whether he was found with them.

Above: Timothy Jackson Sr., Timothy Jackson Jr. and Rosalinda Tecaxco

Tecaxco is a ward of the state who was being fostered at the same home as her son. The toddler's father was also reported as a runaway.

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