3-year-old reported missing from west Texas found safe

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020
The search is on for a mother and child, who was ordered into state custody
Authorities believe a missing woman may be headed to Houston, with her girl, who was ordered into state custody.

RANDALL, Texas (KTRK) -- A 3-year-old child from Randall County, Texas, was found safe Tuesday night after she was reported missing by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

DFPS said the 3-year-old girl was ordered into state custody on Monday. The child and her mother were reported missing shortly after the order.

The girl, Elly'Anna Garcia, and her mother, Christina Kaput, had been last seen in Plainview, Texas.

The girl will be placed in a foster home, according to DFPS.