Police: Missing 10-year-old found safe

Police say a missing 10-year-old girl has been found safe.



They said that the Celine Hicks was abducted Wednesday around 1 p.m. from her biological mother, Jacqueline Hendricks.



Officials said that Hendricks doesn't have custody of her and wasn't safe when with her mother.



Authorities said the girl was kidnapped from her school in Manhattan, and believed they could have been in the Bronx, Hendricks' last known address. She was last seen wearing a yellow school uniform with "Castle Middle School" embroidered on the front.



Officials also believe that the missing girl's father, Carlos Hicks, may have also been tied to the kidnapping. Celine currently lives with another family member.



They said Hicks is being taken to the hospital. They did not reveal where she was found or what hospital she is in.



 


sorry to interrupt
your first 5 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 5 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."