San Diego Sheriff’s investigators are seeking public help in locating a mother suspected of abducting her daughter from school in the Spring Valley and transporting her to Mexico.
Authorities are looking for 45-year-old Wendy Gutierrez, who is suspected of taking her 6-year-old biological daughter, Jolyn, after school on February 22.
The Sheriff’s Department said the mother, who does not have legal custody of her daughter, was spotted by school officials leaving Kempton Elementary School with the girl at about 1:15 p.m.
The woman was last seen around 3pm that day in a Jack in the Box on Plaza Boulevard near Harbison Avenue in National City.
Investigators interviewed a Feb. 23 witness who had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border the previous day, who described seeing an older woman and a young girl matching the description of a mother and daughter crossing into Tijuana. on foot, said the Sheriff’s Department.
Jolyn is 3 feet tall with long brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black zippered sweatshirt and black boots. Wendy is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighs 120 pounds and wore gray and black camouflage pants, a white sweatshirt with a zipper and was holding an umbrella.
Anyone with information is kindly requested to contact the Sheriff’s Department at (858) 565-5200 or call the anonymous Crime Stoppers Advice Line at (888) 580-8477.
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