UPDATE: On Friday evening, the girls showed up at a friend’s home, and the friend’s mother took them to the police station, Mann said.
Michelle Herrera, 10, and her 13-year-old half sister, Bianey Lagunas, were last seen about 8 a.m. Thursday at Sun Valley Middle School, according to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department.
The sisters did not return to their north Hollywood home after school.
“The children were despondent over house rules implemented by their mother,” the statement said.
Michelle is described as 4 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 83 pounds, with a thin build. Bianey is 4 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 128 pounds and has a medium build.
Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD’s North Hollywood Division at (818) 623-4031 or (877) 527-3247.