4 Year Old Shaniya Wendy Jaques-Louis Missing Since 12/13/13 in Little Haiti … Miami, FL (Update: Shaniya Jacques-Louis Found Safe, Reunited with Family)
4 year old Shaniya Wendy Jaques-Louis has been missing since Friday afternoon, December 13, 2013 in “Little Haiti” in Miami, Florida. She was last seen outside her family’s home at 4 pm while playing with her sister and other kids behind a fence 36 Northeast 64th Terrace.
Miami Police launched an all-out effort Friday night to find a missing 4-year-old girl who went missing right outside her Little Haiti home.
According to police, Jaques-Louis was last seen at about 4 p.m. Friday while playing with her sister and other kids behind a fence outside her family’s home at 36 Northeast 64th Terrace.
Police said the missing girl’s mother was inside her first-floor apartment at the time. Though it appears the children were unsupervised, authorities said a neighbor was keeping watching over the kids from across the street.
At some point, the other children said they left Shaniya all alone on her tricycle in the fenced-in area. When they returned, the bike was still there, but Shaniya was gone.
(Pic: City of Miami Police)
- Her hair was in braids.
- She weighs about 40 pounds, and is approximately 3-and-a-half feet tall.
- Last seen wearing a black and blue shirt, purple shorts and knee-high black socks.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call Miami Police at 305-579-6630 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
A Miami child who was reported missing Friday has been found safe and a man she was with is in custody, police announced Sunday morning.
Shaniya Jaques-Louis was found around 5:30 Sunday morning. According to police, a driver spotted the child walking with an unidentified man near the home she disappeared and honked his or her horn. A neighbor heard the sound and along with the driver, confronted the man, who left the little girl behind but took off.
Police told Local 10′s Ben Kennedy detectives were able to track the man down and as of Sunday morning, he is talking with detectives at Miami Police Headquarters.