Authorities issued an Amber Alert on Friday night for a 7-year-old Antioch girl but the CHP reported two hours later that the girl was recovered and a suspect held.
Natalie Calvo was abducted Friday by David Douglas, according to Antioch police.
Shortly after midnight Saturday, Antioch Police Chief Allan Cantando issued a statement on Facebook, praising the department for “diligently working leads, gathering information and coordinating this investigation.”
Cantando said that within the hour, Douglas was apprehended and the girl recovered.
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Initially, authorities had said the abductor may have been armed with a long black gun. The man was last seen leaving the child’s residence in the 3800 block of Hummingbird Way in Antioch in what was described as a gold Honda.
About 11:30 p.m., the CHP Golden Gate Twitter account said the girl was recovered with a suspect in custody.