Kidnapping Suspect with Face Tattoo May Be With Kids in Mexico

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The search continued Friday for a Los Angeles parolee with mental health problems suspected of kidnapping his two children.

Charles Baines is being sought in the kidnapping of his two sons. (Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department)

Charles Baines, 36, has a shaved head and the words “Drug Cartel” tattooed on his left cheek and is believed to be in Mexico with his two sons, who are 9 and 10 years old.

Baines is accused of taking the boys from his mother’s Harbor City home Wednesday night. He whisked the boys away in his father’s car while his mom slept, authorities said.

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