Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Missing 10-year-old girl found safe, police say

Janyasia Edmonds (Southside Daily/Courtesy of Norfolk Police)
Janyasia Edmonds (Southside Daily/Courtesy of Norfolk Police)


UPDATE: Police at 9:38 a.m. said Janyasia Edmonds has been found safe.


NORFOLK – Police here are asking for the public’s help in finding a 10-year-old girl.

Janyasia Edmonds was last seen getting ready for school around 6:45 a.m. at her home in the 2500 block of East Virginia Beach Boulevard on Monday, police said.

Edmonds attends Richard Bowling Elementary — she did not return home from school Monday afternoon. Edmonds was last seen wearing a navy-blue shirt, khaki pants and black high top Vans.

Detectives believe she could be with her mother, Shamiaha Edmonds.

Authorities are asking for anyone who may know of the whereabouts of Janyasia Edmonds to call the non-emergency number at 757-441-5610 or contact the Norfolk Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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