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Amber Alert: Man and teenage girl kidnapped in Oakland carjacking

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OAKLAND -- An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday after a man forced his way into a red Infiniti in the parking lot of an Oakland Safeway and ordered a man to drive away. A girl was reportedly seen in the rear seat.

Police said the incident took place about 12:50 p.m. in the 4100 block of Redwood Road.

The victims are an elderly man and a 13-year-old girl.

The kidnapper is described as a black man in his 40s, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, and wearing a green shirt, blue jacket and blue jeans. 

Residents and recipients of the Amber Alert have been told to be on the lookout for a red 2001 Infiniti SUV with California license plate 6JFM648. It was last reported driving southbound on Redwood Road. Anyone who spots the vehicle should immediately call 911, police said.

Police released an image of a similar vehicle.

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