Amber Alert cancelled, Jupiter boy found safe

JUPITER, Fla. - UPDATE: Jupiter police chief says Dominic Caprio is safe and reunited with his mother.

UPDATE: The missing child case was upgraded to an Amber Alert shortly after midnight. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has arrested 57-year-old Blanca Castro for the kidnapping of Dominic Caprio. 

According to officials, the child has not been located.

Dominic may be in the company of his grandparents, Elizabeth Caprio, 60, and 64-year-old Luis Caprio. They may be traveling in a 2013 blue BMW 740i with Florida tag CBDB47.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

 

EARLIER STORY:

Jupiter police is investigating a case concerning a missing 4-year-old boy. 

Police say Danielle Caprio, the child's mother, reported her son Dominic L. Caprio, missing at approximately 1:24 p.m. Thursday. 

Dominic was last known to be in the company of his nanny, Blanca Castro, at his residence in the 100 block of Regions Way. 

Danielle told police she left the residence at approximately 12:24 p.m. and when she returned, an hour later, her son and the nanny were gone. 

Dominic is described as a white male, approximately 36" tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt with dinosaurs and green shorts. He has a  small pinkish red birthmark on the back of his neck and a small scar on his lower back. 

Blanca Ledy Castro is 57-years-old. She is described as a white female, 5 feet 3 inches tall, with blonde hair and brown eyes. She is possibly driving a white Toyota Corolla, 4-door sedan with Florida tag ATZA84. 

Officials say Blanca is possibly headed to a residence in the 4000 block of Park Avenue in Coconut Grove. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident or comes in contact with these individuals is urged to contact the Jupiter Police Department at 561-799-4447. 

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