UPDATE: Missing teenagers located

Missing teens Brianna Ebanks, 13, and Anniya Stewart, 14, have been located by police and safely returned home, the RCIPS said in a statement Friday.

Both had been reported missing to the police on Tuesday morning, 21 Sept., after not returning home from school the day before.

Original story: Police are searching for two teenagers, who have not been seen since Tuesday, according to a press release issued by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Brianna Ebanks, 13, and Anniya Stewart, 14, both of Bodden Town, were reported missing on Tuesday and police say they have not been located, or returned home, since.

Brianna Ebanks was reported missing on Tuesday. – Photo: RCIPS

Both girls attended John Gray High School on Monday, but left before the day ended, according to police. They were reportedly seen on Fern Circle, in George Town, around 5 pm later that day.

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Police describe Brianna as having light brown complexion with brown eyes, about 5’2” in height, with short black hair. She is said to have been wearing a black jacket with black sunglasses, red basketball shorts and a red backpack when she was last seen.

Anniya Stewart attended school on Monday and was last seen around 5pm that day in George Town. – Photo: RCIPS

 

Anniya is of slim build and dark complexion, and is about 5’4” tall with dark brown hair. She is reported to have been wearing a dark-coloured hoodie, black sunglasses and dark-coloured basketball shorts when she was last seen.

Officers are encouraging Brianna and Anniya to return home or attend the nearest police station immediately. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is encouraged to call the Bodden Town Police Station at 947-2220.

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via the confidential tip line at 949-7777, or via the website.

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1 COMMENT

  1. We often read about irresponsible teenagers that go missing only to show up a day or two later. The sad result is that if a teenager was genuinely abducted people wouldn’t bother looking out for them. How hard is it to tell your parents where you are going and not to worry?