The St. James police are probing the circumstances surrounding the abduction of an 18-month-old girl in the parish on Monday, December 7.
The missing child is Akelia Patten, otherwise called “Paris” of James Hill, Clarendon and Retirement in Granville, St. James.
Akelia is of Brown complexion, medium build and about 2 feet 6 inches tall.
She also has a milk spot on her upper lip.
Reports are that about 10:30 a.m., Akelia and her mother were walking on Humber Avenue, in Montego Bay when they were accosted by two men armed with handguns who alighted from a black Toyota Voxy motorcar and took the child.
The mother escaped injury and reported the matter to the police.
The police are appealing to anyone with information that can assist in the safe return of Akelia Patten to contact the Barnett Street police at (876) 952-2333, the police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.