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Friend: Missing tot had black eye, bloody nose

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  • Family friend: Elaina Steinfurth's mom claimed the girl had injuries when she woke up on June 2
  • Friend says Angela Steinfurth told him she does not know where her daughter is now
  • Friend released surveillance video of Angela holding Elaina

A family friend of Elaina Steinfurth's mother tells HLN's Nancy Grace that Angela Steinfurth described her daughter's injuries to him after the girl's disappearance.

According to Frank, who did not want to reveal his last name, Angela allegedly claimed that when she woke up on June 2, Elaina had a black eye, a bump on the head and blood around one of her nostrils. Elaina was reported missing later that day, and Frank says Angela insisted she does not know where Elaina is now.

Angela Steinfurth was later arrested on a child endangerment charge for allegedly failing to seek medical attention after Elaina was injured.

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