UPDATE: Sheriff: Missing 23-month-old girl found, safely returned to mother's custody
EUREKA, Calif. —
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday morning that Mira Ann Carter has been safely returned into the custody of her mother.
Sheriff: 23-month-old girl missing, believed to be with father violating restraining order
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) needs the public's help to locate a missing 23-month-old girl.
Mira Ann Carter was reported missing on May 11 by her mother, the HCSO reported Friday afternoon. Officials said Carter was last seen at the Humboldt County Courthouse with her father, Gregory Donald Carter, on May 2. Gregory Carter is believed to be concealing Mira to avoid the service of a temporary restraining order granting the child's mother full custody. Gregory and Mira Carter are believed to have left the courthouse around 1:25 p.m. on May 2. The two may be traveling in a gray Subaru Hatchback with license plate number 5WW512.
Mira Carter is described as a Caucasian female toddler, with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 2 feet tall and weighs approximately 30 pounds.
Gregory Carter, 34, is described as a Caucasian male adult, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds.
If you see Gregory and Mira Carter, or their vehicle, please call the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office immediately.
Anyone with information for the Sheriff's Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff's Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.