New developments in missing girl case

February 17, 2009 11:07:38 AM PST
There are new developments in the search for a five-year-old Conroe girl who is the subject of an Amber Alert. The FBI is now involved as officials believe the child is being taken across state lines.[PHOTOS: See images from the search for Annabelle Williams-Furlano]

Police say Annabelle Williams-Furlano was abducted last night around 9pm by her biological parents from a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Conroe. The incident happened during a supervised visit at the restaurant.

The girl's aunt and uncle, Joyce and Kurk Nielsen, were recently awarded custody of the child after a legal battle with her biological parents.

Police say Angela Faith Williams, 45, and Carl Forlano, 56, are the girl's biological parents. They had reportedly been upset over what they call a lack of supervised visits. They apparently requested a supervised visit with the Nielsens and the child, which they set up at the restaurant.

Authorities say upon arrival at the restaurant, the Nielsens, the child and Angela Williams entered the restaurant. Moments later, Williams ran out of the restaurant with the child and left in a pickup truck.

"We believe the child may be in danger. We don't know the circumstances surrounding the biological parents," said Sgt. Bob Berry with the Conroe Police Department. "We have reason to believe they may be trying to leave the state with the child. So we believe that the child could be in danger."

Williams and Furlano have both been in trouble with the law before. Charges against Furlano include possession of drugs and a charge of possession of a controlled substance for Williams.

Annabelle is 3'4" tall, weighs approximately 35 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and jeans, a white Hannah Montana jacket and pink fringed boots.

People believe the couple may have fled to either New York or the Brownsville area where they have relatives.

The parents were last seen driving a white pickup truck with no license plates. They make and model is unknown. If you have any information about this case, you're asked to call Conroe police at 936-522-3200.

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