An alleged East Oakland domestic dispute early Friday mushroomed into a fake Amber Alert of a child who does not exist and left authorities attempting to unravel what exactly happened.
Oakland police spokeswoman Johnna Watson said Kim Tolefree had turned himself into police. She also confirmed there was no child involved.
Authorities were scrambling to unravel just what happened at the home in the area of 94th Avenue and Holly Street in East Oakland around 12:44 a.m. Watson said authorities received a 911 call reporting a domestic dispute.
The alleged female victim told police she had been involved in a verbal and physical argument with her husband. She told police she took their small child and left the residence, according to Watson.
She was driving away from the residence when her husband chased her in his truck, ramming her vehicle, and causing it to crash.
The husband, who was reported to be the father of the one-year-old girl, took the child from the mother and fled the scene before police arrived, according to Watson.
An Amber Alert was then issued at 4:36 a.m.
The woman said an Isaza Tolefree, an alleged one-year-old girl with black hair and brown eyes, had been abducted. She described the child as wearing a pink shirt with blue bears and holding an orange and yellow Tigger blanket.
But after Tolefree was interviewed, investigators established that Isaza Tolefree did not exist.
Tolefree, was reportedly driving a 1973 gray Primer Chevrolet flatbed pick-up truck with the California license plate number, 7N79574.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Oakland police at (510) 777-3333 OR call 9-1-1.
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