Above: Amanda Mendoza in 2018 (left) and an age-progressed image to 2, circa 2020 (right)
Last seen in Bell Gardens, California on September 26, 2018
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on June 27, 2018. Black hair, brown eyes. She has a birthmark on her left shoulder that resembles a mongolian spot. Was three months at the time.
Circumstances: She was abducted by her non-custodial father, Jesus Paraza Mendoza. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. They may be in the company of her non-custodial mother. They may have traveled to Los Angeles county or may have left the state and traveled to Arizona. They may be traveling in a 2009 Grey Nissan sedan with California license plates 8DEX586.
Above: Jesus Mendoza in 2018
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on November 2, 1988. Brown hair, brown eyes. He wears glasses. Was twenty-nine at the time.
If you have any information as to Amanda's whereabouts, please contact the Bell Gardens Police Department at 562-806-7600. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Charley Project
Los Angeles County Missing Children
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