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Glendale Arizona: Missing 5 year old Jhessye Shockley
Each year children are reported missing. There are those who are immediately located and placed back home with their families and others, whose case remains open until the child/children are returned home. Sadly there are also those who are never located or are found murdered every year. How can people be so inhumane? Heartless?
The search continues for 5-year old missing Glendale, Arizona girl Jhessye ( Jesse) Shockley. Jhessye was reported missing on October 11,2011. Last seen by her older siblings while mom went to run an errand, there has not been any sign of her for over a week.
Glendale, Arizona police have not had any breaks in the case, but are diligent about finding 5-year old Jhessye Shockley. Leads have came in, but nothing lucrative at the present time.
Jhessye Shockley is approximately 3-feet-5 inches tall, 55 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
At the time of her disappearance she was last seen near Glendale and 43rd Avenue, wearing a solid-white t-shirt, blue jean shorts and pink flip flops. Her hair was long and placed in a ponytail. Glendale received tips from others in the neighborhood who had stated that a black female, about 120 pounds, between the age of 25-30 with black hair pulled up into a bun and brown eyes, was seen putting a child in black 1998-2000 4-door Chevy Malibu. The witnesses stated that the vehicle was headed East bound on Glendale Avenue. Eyewitnesses also stated that the child matched the description of 5-year old missing girl Jhessye Shockley.
The person currently has not came forward regarding this incident. They are not named as a suspect, but the Glendale Police department would like to talk to this person.
Glendale Police department is asking the public to look out for the little girl because her looks may have changed since her disappearance. She may have shorter hair or her hair could be styled differently.
They are holding a candlelight vigil for Jhessye's safe return. Her grandmother said, " She's out there, somebody's got her." Jhessye's grandmother Shirley Johnson believes she is out there and still alive. Her grandmother remains very hopeful and optimistic that her granddaughter will be returned soon.
There is a $16,000 reward for the safe return of Jhessye and Glendale Police Department is asking for the public's help.
If anyone has seen they are urged to contact the Glendale, Arizona Police Department at 623-930-HELP (4357).
Please if you have seen her or know her whereabouts, I ask that you bring this child home. This family is all over our local news and they are missing her. Jhessye's siblings are heartbroken and have been divided. They are currently with CPS, but only due to a prior incident in the past with their mom. Being placed in CPS has nothing to due with this case. The family is going through so much stress and hardship we ask as a state to just bring her back.
If anyone across the United States has seen a black female approximately 25-30 years old, driving a 1998-2000, 4-door Black Chevrolet Malibu with Arizona license plates. Who has a child that looks like Jhessye Shockley, please notify the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-4357 (HELP). Or if you wish not to be identified, you can call 1-800-WITNESS and leave a tip.
Please Tweet, Facebook, Digg or do whatever it takes to begin moving this nationally, the longer we wait. The longer it may take to find this adorable 5-year old little girl.