LOS ANGELES – Police are searching for a 2-year-old girl who disappeared during a supervised visit with her father at a popular shopping center on Christmas Eve, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Lucia Perry and her father, Jack, were outside of the Barnes & Noble store at The Grove around 5 p.m. on Dec. 24 when the person monitoring their visit lost sight of them, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.
The child and her father were last seen at a hotel in Beverly Hills on Dec. 27, according to Lt. Jim Gavin, who oversees detectives at the department’s Van Nuys station.
Officers were dispatched to the area, but the father and child disappeared before police arrived, according to Gavin.
Police asked anyone with information to contact Van Nuys detectives at 818-374-1913.