Missing Atlanta middle school student found, teen wanted for kidnapping
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - UPDATE: After a missing Atlanta Public Schools student was found, felony arrest warrants have been issued for a teenager, according to the school system.
David T. Howard Middle School student Adijah Kasanti Little, 13, was reported missing on Wednesday in an AMBER alert. She was dropped off in a neighborhood near Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in northwest Atlanta, and a person who saw her on the news called 911, the school system said. Little has since been reunited with her family.
Police have issued arrest warrants for 16-year-old Emmanuel Williams. The teen faces charges of kidnapping and fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, according to the school system.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Atlanta Public Schools student.
Atlanta Public School said David T. Howard Middle School student Adijah Kasanti Little, 13, was last seen at the American Deli restaurant on Camp Creek Parkway. Little reportedly left David T. Howard Middle School around 1 p.m. and got into a black Ford Explorer with the Georgia license plate RVL5658.
APS said Little is wearing black pants, a black hoodie with a white symbol on the front and black and white sneakers. She also has a pink purse. Her hair is reportedly in braids with pink highlights. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said Little is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 100 pounds.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believes Little was abducted by 16-year-old Emmanuel Paul Williams just before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Williams is believed to be wearing a black shirt with black pants. He is Black with a small black afro and brown eyes, according to the NCMEC.
The NCMEC believes Little is “in extreme danger.”
Anyone who has contact with Little is asked to contact the Atlanta Public Schools Police Department at (404) 802-2000 or call 911.
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