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Amber Alert Issued For Kidnapped 16-Year-Old Boy By Armed Woman

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An Amber Alert was issued Thursday night in Los Angeles for a 16-year-old boy who was kidnapped by a 31-year-old woman. Eric Coleman was inside his mother's Toyota Camry when Kandice Johnson carjacked the vehicle at about 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Johnson is considered armed and dangerous.

Coleman is a young black male who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, according to the California Highway Patrol. Johnson is a black woman who is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 147 pounds. She has multicolored red, green, and black braided hair. They were last seen in Coleman's mother's black 2014 Toyota Camry, with the license plate 7XWL023.

Coleman's mother and Johnson know each other, according to City News Service, but are unrelated.

The Amber Alert is in effect for Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Anyone with information is urged to call 911.

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