Amber Alert issued for 8-year-old ‘abducted’ from South L.A.

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Posted: Jun 9, 2021 / 08:01 AM PDT Updated: Jun 9, 2021 / 08:04 AM PDT

Aleigha Stevenson, 8, and Kera Stevenson, 29, are seen in undated photos released by CHP on June 9, 2021.

Aleigha Stevenson, 8, and Kera Stevenson, 29, are seen in undated photos released by CHP on June 9, 2021.

An Amber Alert was issued in Los Angeles and Orange counties for an 8-year-old who was believed to be abducted Wednesday morning, according to California Highway Patrol.

The child, Aleigha Stevenson, was last seen in the area of W 42nd Street and 7th Avenue in the Leimert Park neighborhood of South L.A.

CHP says Stevenson was abducted around 1:40 a.m. and is suspected to be with 29-year-old Kera Stevenson, who is believed to be driving either a 2004 black Chevrolet Suburban with California License plate “8UIB679,” or a black 2017 BMW 320 with an Oklahoma license plate “EGU358.”

“The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous,” CHP said in the Amber Alert flyer.

Officials didn’t disclose the relationship between the child and the woman, but they both have the same last name.

The child was described as being 4 feet tall and weighing 100 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing pink and white pajamas.

The woman was described as beeing 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing dark colored clothing.

Anyone who spots the child or woman is being asked to call 911.

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