LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CBS/AP) Authorities say Amber Nicklas, the 7-year-old girl who was allegedly snatched from California as a toddler, has been placed in a new foster home after being found living with a palm-reading couple in Phoenix.
Los Angeles County sheriff's Capt. Patrick Maxwell said Monday that the child is with a family in California while authorities investigate.
Maxwell says Amber was living with another foster family when three of her aunts, all juveniles, stole her from a restaurant in 2003 in suburban Los Angeles, when she was just a year old.
Authorities say the girl was found last week, living under the name Sandra with a couple who run a palm-reading business. That couple's attorney, John Blischak, says his clients got the girl from her biological grandmother, and didn't know she was kidnapped.
No charges have been filed.
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