Authorities in Texas issued an Amber Alert on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, after San Antonio police said 20-year-old Gabriela Lucio, right, kidnapped 3-year-old Zanyah Lucio on Monday, May 6, 2019.
Photo: San Antonio Police Department
Photo: San Antonio Police Department

3-year-old believed to be 'in grave or immediate danger' found safe, San Antonio police say

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Authorities on Tuesday morning issued an Amber Alert for Zanyah Rita Lucio, 3, a San Antonio girl believed to be “in grave or immediate danger,” according to officials. Authorities told WOAI-TV the girl was abducted by her biological mother, identified as 20-year-old Gabriella Kathleen Lucio.

Updated 2:35 p.m. EDT May 7:  Authorities said Zanyah was found safe Tuesday afternoon.

It was not immediately clear where or how she was found.

Original report: Around 9:30 p.m. Monday, the elder Lucio climbed through an apartment window to snatch Zanyah, police told WOAI and KSAT. A kidnapping warrant has been issued for Lucio’s arrest.

Zanyah, who is 3 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 40 pounds, was last seen wearing pink pajama pants with rainbows and hearts on them, a pink tank top and no shoes, authorities said. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

The elder Lucio was described as having black/red hair and brown eyes. She weighs 130 pounds and stands around 4 feet, 11 inches tall.

Anyone with information on the case was asked to contact the San Antonio Police Department.

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