Santa Monica Kidnapping Report Unfounded: Police

Police discovered the 2-year-old girl reported missing was actually safe with her grandmother

By Christina Cocca
|  Friday, Jun 13, 2014  |  Updated 3:57 AM PDT
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Santa Monica Kidnapping Report Unfounded: Police

Santa Monica police who investigated the report of a toddler's kidnapping on Thursday, June 12, 2014, said the report of an abduction was unfounded.

Santa Monica police who investigated a toddler's possible kidnapping on Thursday afternoon said the report of an abduction was unfounded.

A mother told police about 3:40 p.m. that her 2-year-old daughter was kidnapped, Santa Monica police said.

Within about two hours, police found out the girl was safe with her grandmother in Hesperia, police said.

Police did not say why the girl's mother thought her daughter was kidnapped.

Aerial video showed patrol cars and fire trucks lining the streets of Downtown Santa Monica.

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