Police: Metro-East mother who lacks custody took her 6-year-old - KMOV.com

Police: Metro-East mother who lacks custody took her 6-year-old child

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Taneka Price (left) and her daughter, Chriscynthia Price (right). By Dan Mueller Taneka Price (left) and her daughter, Chriscynthia Price (right). By Dan Mueller

(KMOV.com) -- Washington Park police say they are concerned that a woman who does not have custody took her 6-year-old daughter.

Police are searching for Chriscynthia Price and her mother Taneka Price. Chriscynthia has been missing since Wednesday afternoon, when police say her grandmother told them that Taneka took Chriscynthia from a friend's house.

Authorities also say Taneka has an extensive criminal history.

Police are conducting an investigation into the whereabouts of the child, and say they are working on getting information for an Amber Alert.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Washington Park police at 618-874-0115.

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