Police say Chinese girl missing from National Airport may be in ‘extreme danger’

abductionMissing girl, suspect (Photo via Virginia State Police)

UPDATE 5:30 p.m., 8/3: State police say the missing girl has been found and is safe. No other information was immediately available.

UPDATE 6 p.m., 8/2: State police say JinJing Ma may be traveling in a white Infiniti SUV with New York license plates.

Police have issued an urgent alert for a 12-year-old Chinese girl who was apparently abducted from Ronald Reagan National Airport while waiting to board a flight with her tour group. Virginia State Police say the child is “believe to be in extreme danger.”

She is identified as JinJing Ma, 12. She has black hair, brown eyes, is 4 feet-11 inches tall and weighs 90 pounds. Police say they believe she was abducted by an unknown Asian woman about 40 years of age.

Police say the child had received her passport prior to checking in and left her group. She met up with an unknown middle-aged Asian female, who assisted her in changing clothes. They then walked together to the arrivals area of the airport and disappeared out of  the view of security cameras.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Metro Washington Airport Authority at 703-417-2400 or visit www.vaamberalert.com.



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