MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - UPDATE: Taya Cabanillas has been found, according to Mesa Police.
Mesa police are asking for the public's help, as they search for a missing one-and-a-half-year-old child.
According to a statement, Taya Cabanillas was last seen with her biological father, Clinton Cabanillas, in the 100 block of W. Leah Court in Gilbert in the evening hours of Tuesday, and has not been seen since.
According to Mesa Police, Taya's family is concerned for the child's welfare, since the father has no legal rights to her, and the father alleged has severe substance abuse issues. In addition, Taya is a special needs child who requires daily breathing treatments.