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7-Month-Old Boy Abducted From Foster Care By Bipolar Mom

Wed, July 17, 2013 2:15pm EDT by Kristine Kowalski 4 Comments
Amber Alert Mario Danner Jr
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A July 16 Amber Alert was issued at 10:36 p.m. in New York after a bipolar mother abducted her son from the foster care facility that is caring for him. Get all the details here and alert authorities if you have any information.

Marina Lopez, 25, abducted her 7-month-old Mario Danner Jr. from a Harlem, New York foster care facility on July 16. Police are looking for a tan 4-door 1995 Lexus ES300 with New York license plate number GEX1377, which they believe she may be driving.

Amber Alert: Police Looking For Unstable Mother

According to police, 7-month-old Mario Danner was abducted from a foster care facility at 2090 Seventh Avenue near West 125th Street in Harlem on July 16 at about 3:05 pm by his mother, Marina Lopez. The mother lost custody of her baby over three months ago due to violence in the home. She somehow managed to slip him out of the foster care center after a supervised visit without immediate notice.

Amber Alert: Children’s Services & Police Working To Find 7-Month-Old Baby Boy

Mother Marina Lopez was last seen in New York City on foot, possibly heading for the Shorefront Parkway in Rockaway, New York. Police are looking for the 25-year-old mom, who is described as Hispanic female, 5 foot 7 inches tall, about 130 pounds, with brown hair. She was last seen wearing floral shorts and a pink shirt.

Baby Mario Danner — described as Hispanic male, 20 inches tall, about 25 pounds with dark hair and eyes — was last seen with his mother, wearing a gray t-shirt with black shorts. Efforts are being made to bring Mario home safely!

Anyone with any information regarding this abduction or either baby or mother’s whereabouts should call 911 or contact the Amber Alert tip line at 1-866-NYS-AMBER immediately.

— Kristine Hope Kowalski

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