5-year-old missing child located, mother in custody

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About 11:29 Saturday morning, Berkeley Police Department received a report from City of Pittsburg Police Department that Malayia Booker, a 5-year-old child who went missing Friday evening, had been safely recovered, according to a Nixle alert.

Her mother, Laquita Davis, has been taken into custody.

No other details are currently available, the alert states.

On Friday evening, BPD had released a Nixle alert requesting the community’s help in locating a missing child from the 1500 block of Prince Street. According to the alert, the child was taken by her mother with “diminished capacity.”

Christine Lee is an assistant news editor. Contact Christine Lee at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter at @christinejlee17.

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