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Child missing from California found safe in Buffalo

Child's mother arrested for abduction
Posted at 8:36 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 20:36:34-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A 6-year-old girl reported missing in California since June 2019 has been located safe in Buffalo, according to the United States Marshals Service.

Officials say Talia Jones was found with her mother, 43-year-old Melinda Davis, at a residence in the 100 block of Stevens Street in Buffalo on Monday.

Jones was reported missing from San Pedro, California, last year. Davis was wanted on a felony child abduction warrant from Los Angeles.

Jones was placed in the care of the Erie County Department of Child Services and Davis was arrested on the warrant, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.