C.A.R.E. Alert Biological Father Wanted for Child Abduction and Attempt Murder NR15075rh

March 9, 2015

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department Harbor Division detectives are asking for the
public’s help in locating 1-year-old Jayden Santiago, taken by
his biological father.

On March 9,
2015, around 1:35 a.m., Harbor patrol officers responded to a
radio call of an “ADW Stabbing” in the 500 block of West 15th
Street. The suspect, later identified as Giovanny Santiago,
entered his ex-girlfriend’s residence through an unlocked front
door and proceeded towards her bedroom. The suspect entered the
bedroom and stabbed his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend numerous

During the assault the ex-girlfriend suffered minor injuries
trying to prevent Giovanny from stabbing her current boyfriend.
The suspect then ran out of the residence and entered his
vehicle. The brother of the ex-girlfriend tried to stop Giovanny
from leaving, but was unsuccessful. Giovanny then threw the knife
out the window of his vehicle and fled the scene. Responding
officers located and recovered the knife.

The suspect went home to the city of Long Beach, took his son and
fled from the location in a 2006 Nissan 4 door, License Plate
5UCF010. Giovanny and his ex-girlfriend have shared custody of
their son.

Santiago is described as a 1-year-old male Hispanic with brown
hair and brown eyes. He stands 2 feet tall and weighs 26 pounds.
He was last seeing wearing brown/green sweater, green/brown one
piece pajamas with stripes and black/white Nike shoes.

The suspect 37-year-old Giovanny Santiago is described as a male
Hispanic with brown eyes and black hair. He stands 5 feet 8
inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a
black beanie, black sweater and blue Dickie pants with grey/black
Nike shoes.

Anyone with
information is asked to contact LAPD Harbor detectives at (310)
726-7900. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should
be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to
remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS
(800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by
texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with
a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters
“LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on
“webtips” and follow the prompts