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Missing child located safely in Santa Maria

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SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Update:

An Arizona boy that was reported missing after he was taken by his mother without his father's permission was located safely on Wednesday.

2-year-old Robert David Laverdure Jr. was found with his mother in Santa Maria.

He was unharmed and his mother, Catrina Dolores Laverdure, was arrested on a probation violation.

The Santa Maria Police Department is asking for the public's help to find a missing child brought to the area from Arizona.

According to the Santa Maria Police Department, the child's father brought the missing child from Arizona to visit the mother, 24-year-old Catrina Gonzalez, who left with the child without the father's permission in a white Chevy Colorado with a white truck bed cover.

Catrina Dolores Gonzalez is described as an Hispanic female with blonde hair with pink highlights and black tips. She is 5'6", 185 pounds, with brown eyes. She has a full sleeve tattoo on her left arm. Gonzalez has a nose, lip and left eye piercing. She was last seen wearing a black blouse, black pants and black boots.

The missing child is Robert David Laverdure Jr., two years old. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 34 inches tall and weighs 40 pounds. He was last seen wearing a burgundy/camo shirt, Paw Patrol pants with stripes and sandals.

The missing child and Catrina's current whereabouts are unknown. Any information can be forwarded to Santa Maria Police Department at 805-928-3781 x 2277. The Santa Maria Police Department thanks the public for any assistance in this matter.

Contact the Santa Maria Police Department if you have any information.




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