Child in parental kidnapping found safe in Colorado Springs

Posted at 10:17 PM, Jun 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-28 00:17:37-04

UPDATE: Colorado Springs Police say Vinessa was found safe in the area of 85 Sunflower Road, and 26-year-old Kayla Nyquist was taken into custody.


Colorado Springs Police are looking for a missing 2-year-old girl who was taken by her mother, who does not have custody of the child.

Police are looking for 2-year-old Vinessa Nyquist and 26-year-old Kayla Nyquist, who is also known as Kayla Newcomer. Police said the girl was taken from her home in the 3100 block of Starlight Circle.

Officers said Nyquist is a transient and could be with her boyfriend, 30-year-old Joey Bobbitt. 

Nyquist is described as a 5’3 140 pound white woman with blonde hair and green eyes. Bobbitt is described as a 5’10, 173 pound white man with brown hair and green eyes.

She and Bobbitt could be driving a white 1993 Toyota 4-Runner with Colorado plates OYW-807.

Anyone who knows where they are, or who has information about this case should call Colorado Springs Police immediately at 719-444-7000.