Authorities seeking sick girl taken from hospital by mom
An 11-year-old girl with leukemia was taken from the hospital by her parents for unknown reasons
By Brian Skoloff
PHOENIX — Authorities in Arizona say they are considering criminal charges if the mother of an 11-year-old girl with leukemia doesn't return her to a medical facility.
Phoenix police say the girl, Emily, had been receiving chemotherapy at Phoenix Children's Hospital.
Police say an infection forced doctors to amputate her arm and insert a device to deliver medications.
The child's mother removed her from the hospital Wednesday night.
Authorities say the girl is at great risk for a deadly infection.
Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of the mother Norma Bracamontes.
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