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Two Little Girls Have Been Missing 3 Days After Their Mom Left Them With a Babysitter [UPDATED]

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Two little girls went missing in Long Beach after their mother left them in the care of a babysitter.The little girls Sharron Cherie Bess, 13, and Deony Cherie Goodwin, 9, were last seen on Wednesday leaving a motel on PCH in Long Beach, according to City News Service. The mother had left her daughters with a woman named CC after someone she knew at the motel where she lived vouched for CC.

"A man the mother knew to live at the motel vouched for the woman and told the mother to let her take the children,'' Nancy Pratt of the Long Beach Police Department told CNS. But now it's been three days and she hasn't seen her daughters. They were last seen on a surveillance tape leaving the motel.

CC's picture has been released. She is described as a black woman in her late 20s or early 30s with long hair. She is 5'11" and weighs about 190 pounds. She was last seen with a pulled-back tight ponytail and wearing a low-cut black spandex top revealing a tattoo on her upper right chest. Investigators say she's from the Compton/west Long Beach area. She might be with a black man about 30 years old who is 5'7" and weighs about 140 pounds. The little missing girls are black. Sharron was last wearing black gym shorts, and Deony was wearing blue-and-green pajamas.

If you know anything about the little girls, 9-1-1 or the Long Beach Police Communications Center at (562) 435-6711 or go here.

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UPDATE: The girls were found safe and sound, but now their mother is in trouble.