LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A CARE Alert was issued today to help find a 2-year-old girl taken from a downtown courtroom today after her maternal grandmother was granted temporary custody.       

Mariah Salguero's parents took her out of the downtown Superior Court courtroom and her father was seen walking away with her and several family members, police said.  

The parents may be headed to Arizona where they have family, police said. There is no vehicle description.  

Mariah Salguero is a Latino with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 2 feet tall and weighs about 25 pounds.

The father, Christopher Salguero, is 25 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. The mother, Rosa Chairez, is 25 years old and has red hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds.  

The department issued a CARE Alert because there was no identifiable automobile connected with the abduction, police explained. CARE stands for Child Abduction Regional Emergency.  


Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Mariah Salguero was asked to call detectives at (213) 833-3750.