Girl, 8, Allegedly Kidnapped by Biological Mom Found Safe

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Kivon Norton is seen in a photo provided by the LAPD.

Update: the girl’s names and photo has been removed from this post because she is a minor.

An 8-year-old girl who was allegedly taken from her legal guardians by her biological mom was found safe on Wednesday morning, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The girl met with her mother, 42-year-old Kivon Norton, outside a restaurant in the 1700 block of West Century Boulevard (map) on Tuesday night, an LAPD news release stated.

She walked away with Norton without the permission of her guardians, and they were looking for the public’s help in finding her, the release stated.

The girl was located at about 7 a.m. on Wednesday, an updated release said. She was in good health and was in police custody, according to LAPD.

No further information about the incident was immediately available.