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Police find 5-month-old taken from Phoenix foster home; biological mother arrested

Aug 10, 2022, 6:00 AM | Updated: 1:17 pm
(Twitter Photo/@PhoenixPolice)...
(Twitter Photo/@PhoenixPolice)
(Twitter Photo/@PhoenixPolice)

PHOENIX — Police have safely located a 5-month-old girl who was taken from a foster home in Phoenix by her biological mother, authorities said Wednesday.

Eunice Salinas was found Tuesday at a family member’s residence, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Eunice was taken by her biological mother, 24-year-old Angelica Salinas, from the foster family at around 8:30 p.m. Saturday near 48th and Van Buren streets, according to police.

Angelica Salinas, who doesn’t have custodial rights to Eunice, didn’t had an established residence or resources to care for the child.

Angelica was arrested and booked into Maricopa County Jail.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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Police find 5-month-old taken from Phoenix foster home; biological mother arrested