No Clues In Search For Missing 10 Year Old Girl
She went to school, but classes were cancelled due to snow
POSTED: 11:56 pm PST December 2, 2005
UPDATED: 6:09 pm PST December 3, 2005
LAKEWOOD, Wash. -- KIRO 7 EYEWITNESS NEWS
A worried Pierce County family needs your help finding their missing little girl. Lakewood Police and volunteers continued their search for 10 year old Adreanna Jackson Saturday, but she has not been found.
No one has seen 10-year old Adreanna Jackson since Friday morning when her father walked her part-way to school.
He didnt realize that school was closed because of the snow.
And now, authorities have launched a full scale search.
Pierce County search dogs and rescue crews scoured the Tillicum area of Lakewood, Pierce County late Friday night. Its a desperate search for missing 10 year old Adreanna Jackson.
On Saturday, Lakewood Police searched the family's apartment, as well as nearby American Lake for clues to Adreanna's disappearance.
Dwayne Darnell, a friend of Adreannas family says whats everybodys mind, we want to find her and find her alive.
Darnells 15 year old daughter rushed to the command post when they learned their neighbor vanished.
Lindsee Darnell says, we need to find her because somebody could like kidnap her and do bad stuff to her.
Lakewood Police say Jacksons father walked her part of the way to Tillicum Elementary School.around 7:45 Friday morning, but school was cancelled because of the snow.
When the 10 year old did not come home her mother became worried
Lakewood Police Detective Mike Zaro says, the mother went out and conducted a search of her own, anddidn't find her.
Specially-trained search dogs and rescue volunteers fanned out from the elementary school searching for any sign of the girl.
Volunteers are going door to door to try and locate her.
But with the temperature droppping, Zaro says the concern increases, she has been gone 14 hours now obviously the worst case scenario is somebody had done some harm to her and she is injured somewhere.
Police tell KIRO 7 Eyewitness News that they will not be actively searching for Adreanna after Saturday. They will be focusing their attention on "investigative leads."
At this point, Lakewood Police say they are considering this a missing persons case.
Lakewood Police released this description of Adreanna A. Jackson:
Born in September of 1995
4'7" tall and 78 lbs
Last seen wearing a heavy black jacket, blue shirt, blue pants, and white tennis shoes.
Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information on Andreanna's disappearance. Crimestoppers can be reached at 253.591.5959.
If you have any information of her whereabouts, you are asked to call 9-1-1.
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