Fanny Birenbaum, 31, has not given any news since March. Investigators from the Hérault gendarmerie suspect this mother of a family of having organized her escape, with her daughter, Maëva, aged 5. This Friday, May 28, the gendarmerie therefore decided to call for witnesses to try to gather new information in order to locate the mother and daughter. The girl had just been entrusted to social assistance for children as part of a personalized support service at the father’s home, according to Midi Libre. The mother, who had kept it until then, was only entitled to two visits per month in the presence of a third party.
A judicial investigation has been opened for aggravated subtraction of a minor
The couple had been fighting for custody of Maëva since 2017. Fanny Birenbaum had been the victim of domestic violence on the part of her ex-companion, he had also been sentenced for these reasons in 2013. The latter wanted the father of her daughter has a public right of visit because of his precarious living conditions. A year ago, she filed a complaint against him, accusing him of sexual violence against their daughter. But the prosecution had finally closed the case, considering that the elements it had provided were not convincing. The mother then refused, on several occasions, to introduce Maëva to her father in order to “protect” her, reports the daily. Since her disappearance, Maëva’s mother has been the subject of an arrest warrant: a judicial investigation has been opened for aggravated subtraction of a minor.
Fanny Birenbaum is 1.62 m tall, has blue eyes and long, light brown hair. If you have any information, the Castries gendarmerie brigade can be contacted 24/7 on 04 67 70 03 31 and by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A mother and her 5-year-old daughter actively sought by the gendarmerie © Facebook