Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for 6 year old West Burnett of Los Angeles.
According to ABC7, the suspect is his non-custodial mother, 35 year old Nisha Burnett, who was described by a family member as mentally ill, on drugs, and had allegedly been served with a restraining order to stay away from the boy.
West was dropped off at Coeur D’Alene Avenue Elementary School in Venice around 8:30am, and at some point during the day, was allegedly abducted.
Authorities said Nisha Burnett drives a 2004 gold BMW with California license plate 6WAP644.
West is described as being approximately 4’3″ tall, and 40 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. Nisha Burnett is described as being 5’4″ and 115 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information regarding West or Burnett’s whereabouts should contact detectives at 310-482-6334 or, to remain anonymous, call L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).