Child abducted from Reagan Airport found safe

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4:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3. 2018 UPDATE:  State Troopers in Virginia have announced that an Amber Alert issued for a 12-year-old Chinese girl has been canceled.  Jinjing Ma was found safe. 

Troopers said she was located in New York City.

UPDATE:  State Troopers said the two may be traveling in a White Infinity SUV.  The vehicle has a New York license plate, but the registration number was not known.

A 12-year-old girl visiting the United States from China was abducted from Reagan Washington National Airport on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.   An AMBER Alert was issued by the Virginia State Police adn the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse.

JinJing Ma

According to the Metro Washington Airport Authority, JinJing Ma, 12, was abducted and is believed to be in extreme danger.  The girl is visiting the U.S. as a part of a tour group.  She received her passport just prior to checking in and left her group.  That is when she met with an unknown middle aged Asian woman who helped her change clothes.  The two were last seen leaving the arrivals area.

JinJing Ma is 4-feet 11-inches tall and weighs 90 pounds.  She has black hair and brown eyes.  The suspect is 5-feet tall, around 40-years-old and was wearing a black dress.

Unidentified Suspect

A witness told authorities he may have seen the same woman meet with the girl in New York City and hand her food.

Anyone with information on the location of the suspect or the victim is asked to contact the Metro Washington Airport Authority at 703-417-2400 or the Virginia State Police at 800-822-4453.  Tips can also be left at the Virginia AMBER Alert website.

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