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Missing Chicago Infant Found, Police Take Mom Into Custody: Authorities

The mother was found in a garage in the same alley where the girl was located, according to reports from the scene

A 3-month-old girl who was reported missing more than a week ago from the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side has been found, authorities said. 

Royalty Wolf, who was found near Francisco and Flournoy on the city's West Side, was being transported for evaluation, according to police.

A search was underway for the child's mother, who was believed to have taken the infant, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. The mother was later found in a garage in the same alley where the girl was located, according to reports from the scene.  

It was not immediately clear if she was being charged, but footage from the scene showed police taking the woman into custody. 

Royalty Wolf and her mother, 24-year-old Mikequera Randolph, were last seen May 14 near the 1500 block of South Avers Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago police. 

The Department of Child and Family Services confirmed that Royalty had been in its custody since April.

Royalty was last seen wearing pink pajamas, while Randolph was last seen wearing blue jeans and a pink shirt, police said.

NBC 5 Investigates found that Randolph has multiple convictions on robbery and drug charges.

The child's foster family reached out to the Missing Persons Network to keep Royalty’s name in the public eye.

Anyone with information was being asked to call 911 or Area Central SVU at (312) 747-8380.

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