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Portsmouth Police locate 4-year-old taken by birth mother

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Police were looking for a child who they said was taken by her birth mother on Friday.

Arouns 9 p.m. police said 4-year-old Zhakiya H. Davis-Smith was found unharmed.

Before being located Zhakiya was last seen with her mother in the 900 block of Crawford Parkway at 4:45 p.m. by her legal guardians.

The mother, 19-year-old Kayla Cassell, does not have custody of Zhakiya.


Police said at this time there will be no charges filed against Cassell.