El Cerrito police seek public’s help locating 5-year-old and her father

El Cerrito police: 5-year-old girl returned to mother

The El Cerrito Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 5-year old Royale Gant, who is with her father, Dupree Gant.

“Gant did not return Royale to her mother at an agreed upon time, which is a violation of the terms of their court ordered custody agreement,” police said. “They were last seen in Oakland, CA. Gant has a warrant for his arrest for Deprivation of Parental Rights. Royale is not considered to be in danger at this time.”

Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts are asked to contact their local law enforcement agency, or contact Detective Ware at El Cerrito PD at 510-215-4420 or SWare@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.