Police: 15-month-old boy allegedly taken to Mexico by dad is safe, back in US
(FOX 11) - The Los Angeles Police Department in the Hollenback area was notified Noe Reyna was in good health and on his way to the station Sunday night.
Captain Ruby Flores with LAPD stated the boy's uncle was given specific instructions to return the boy to the United States. Homeland Border Security notified LAPD, which sent detectives to pick up the child.
Noe was last seen on Tuesday, November 14 with his father at a home in Boyle Heights.
Police believe his father, Carlos Reyna, took his son and headed to Mexico knowing the Department of Children and Family Services had a court order to take the boy into protective custody.
The parents were in court on a narcotics-related issue when they lost
custody, according to police.
DCFS officials went to the parents' home to pick up the boy when they realized he was gone, as well as his dad.
Cpt. Flores said she was relieved as an officer and as a parent that the boy was well fed, well taken care of and in good health.
Police are still looking for Reyna. They believe his is still in Mexico. Flores said he will face charges.
Once Noe is brought to the Hollenback station, he'll be placed in DCFS protective custody.
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