An amber alert has been activated to find a 3-year-old girl who was kidnapped from the Fresno area.

Tanya Ruiz is 3-feet tall with brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a brown shirt with flowers, blue jean shorts and white sandals.

She was grabbed last night from her car seat while her mom ran back to her apartment to get something.

The kidnapper is a Hispanic man around 30 years old with long hair who was wearing a red shirt and red hat.