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Woman arrested in Monrovia for abducting daughter 14 years ago [Updated]

March 5, 2010 | 11:06 am
Jessica Click-Hill and her mother Wendy Hill

A woman who is suspected of abducting her 8-year-old daughter 14 years ago from the child's home in Northern California has been arrested in Monrovia.

Jessica Click-Hill, who is now 22, was contacted and authorities said she was unharmed. They did not reveal where she is now living.

The mother, Wendy Hill, was arrested after being spotted at a local Claim Jumper restaurant in Monrovia, officials said.

An FBI investigation was launched after authorities received a tip from officials at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Police would not say whether Click-Hill was aware that she was a kidnapping victim.

-- Amina Khan

[For the record, 12:15 p.m.: An earlier version of this post stated that the daughter had been discovered in Monrovia.]

Photo: Jessica Click-Hill and her mother Wendy Hill (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) via KTLA News.