The mom of a 10-year-old girl reported missing in Sacramento has been arrested after police say she hid the child in a case of revenge against her estranged husband. Say the mother was upset her daughter was dropped off 15 minutes early and she had to race home. They say she and her boyfriend concealed the daughter from everyone.
The mother gave an interview with CBS13 where she broke down in tears pleading for the return of her daughter as police said she knew where the girl was all along.
Police say the girl was hidden at a family friend’s house. Someone reached out to the police department and informed them what was going on, leading to the mother’s arrest.
She will be booked into Sacramento County Jail. She faces a felony and two misdemeanors for concealing the daughter from the parents, reporting a false emergency and obstructing police.
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The girl’s father, Don Lee, said family from the Bay Area came to aid the search.