Investigators continued searching Friday for a 15-month-old Moreno Valley girl who was possibly abducted by her parents on New Year’s Eve and taken to Las Vegas, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department news release.
Moreno Valley Police Department officials responded to reports of a parental abduction in the 24000 block of Horton Court (map) around 9 a.m. Dec. 31, 2014, the news release stated.
Investigators believed baby Teulia Leomiti-Reed was taken by her biological parents, 19-year-old Sadie Leomiti and Nathan Reed, to Las Vegas, Nevada.
Police asked for the public’s help in locating the baby and her mother.
Leomiti-Reed was described as Samoan and black, with brown hair and eyes.
Leomiti was described as 5-foot-8, 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
A picture and description of Reed were not released.
Leomiti-Reed was not considered to be in imminent danger, the release stated.
The Moreno Valley Police Department and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department were working together in the search.
Anyone with information was asked to contact their local police department or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-776-1099.