Police Seek Foster Child Taken By Her Biological Mother

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police were looking for a 6-year-old foster child who was taken from her Reseda-area school by her biological mother.

Search Continues For 6-Year-Old Kelly Funes, KNX 1070’s Pat Haslam reports.

Kelly Funes is described as 3 feet tall, 45 pounds, Latina with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police said she was dropped off Friday morning by her foster parent at Cantara Street Elementary School.

Crystabel Funes, who is her biological mother, apparently forged the foster parent’s signature and took the child from the school, police said.

Kelly was last seen wearing navy blue pants, a white shirt and black headband. She was also carrying a black and pink “Barbie” backpack.

Crystabel Funes was described as a 29-year-old Latina, with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs about 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a royal blue shirt, blue jeans skirt, with sunglasses. Her hair was pulled back in a ponytail.

Anyone with information about Kelly Funes was urged to contact the LAPD’s West Valley Station at (818) 756-8861.

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