PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say a missing 10-year-old girl who was unlawfully taken from her custodial guardian by her birth mother was found unharmed on Sunday.
10-year-old Kimiyah Scott was reported missing on Saturday after the girl’s mother, 27-year-old Moriah Ford, allegedly took the child from a home in the 2500 block of West Gordon Street late Friday evening.
Police say Ford then left with Kimiyah in a dark colored Chevrolet sedan.
According to police, Ford lost custody of Kimiyah in October after allegedly assaulting her.
Police say they located the girl on Sunday afternoon and that “she was returned to a relative unharmed.”
The search was continuing for Moriah Ford.
Authorities are asking anyone with information to call 215-686-3093 or 911.