Police Searching For Teenage ‘Person Of Interest’ In Abduction Of Kindergartner From Philly School
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By Dray Clark
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police now say they are looking for another “person of interest” in the abduction of a five-year-old girl from at Bryant Elementary School.
Detectives and the victim met last weekend. Capt. John Darby of the Special Victims Unit says the girl escorted detectives through a West Philadelphia neighborhood and took them to the 6200 block of Larchwood Street.
Police had looked on Larchwood previously, but not on the west end where the girl took them.
On Monday, police said they are interested in talking to a teenage girl, approximately 14-17 years of age with light skin, a thin build and long hair who goes by the name of “China.”
Darby said the child mentioned the girl’s name during an interview and they would like to talk to her.
An intense search has been underway for the child’s abductors since she was taken from her classroom by an unknown woman dressed in Muslim garb.
The reward for information leading to an arrest in this case stands at $80,000.
If you have information, you are urged to contact Philadelphia police.