An investigation into a child abduction case from May 24th, lead officers from the Hillsboro Police Department to contact police in Cicero, Illinois for assistance.


That agency sent officers to an area in the city where they made contact with individuals who indicated that 5 year old, Sofia Mezo Mil, and her mother, Maria Isabel Mil Escribano were known to the area.


Deputies from the Cook County Sheriff's Department located the girl and her mother in Prospect Heights, Illinois. Sofia was taken into protective custody pending her father making arrangements to pick her up in Chicago.


Abduction charges have been filed by the Hillsboro Police Department on Maria Isabel Mil Escribano.


She is being held in Chicago pending an extradition hearing on those charges.