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News Release

Monday, February 12, 2007

Media Relations

Child Abduction Regional Emergency Alert

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police are asking for the public's help in locating Alloveya Myita Smith, a 2-year-old little girl who was taken by her mother’s boyfriend, the child's father, today shortly before noon.

The suspect, Grover Smith III, 30, a male Black with dark hair and eyes, 5'8", 170 pounds, took the child against her will during a domestic violence incident with her mother.

Smith is possibly travelling in a 2003 Ford F150 pick up, California license 7A89322. He was last seen with the child in the area of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Montague Street in Arleta.

Alloveya is Hispanic with a light complexion, 3 feet tall, and weights 40 pounds. She was last seen wearing a red shirt with “Love” written on the front, and pink, white, and purple striped pants with pink boots.

Detectives are extremely concerned for the child's welfare and are requesting anyone who may have information on the suspect or victim’s whereabouts to please call 911 immediately.