NextSharkNextShark.com

12-Year-Old Girl Abducted at Washington D.C. Airport Right After Arriving From China

12-Year-Old Girl Abducted at Washington D.C. Airport Right After Arriving From China

August 3, 2018
SHARE
UPDATE [08-03-18 1:30 p.m. PST]: Jingjing Ma has been found safe in New York City. The FBI have taken over the investigation.
View post on Twitter
A 12-year-old girl who landed at Reagan Washington National Airport as part of a tour group from China has been abducted and is now believed to be in “extreme danger.”
Jinjing Ma, who received her passport just before checking in, was last seen leaving the airport around 8 a.m. on Thursday, WTVR reported.
Jinjing Ma
She disappeared with an unidentified, middle-aged Asian woman, who helped her change clothes.
The pair then walked into the arrivals area before going out of view surveillance cameras.
A middle-aged woman (left) and Ma (right) seen on surveillance camera
Subscribe to
NextShark's Newsletter

A daily dose of Asian America's essential stories, in under 5 minutes.

Get our collection of Asian America's most essential stories to your inbox daily for free.

Unsure? Check out our Newsletter Archive.

Authorities believe they entered a white Infinity QX70, a 2016 or 2018 model with unknown New York registration, WUSA 9 noted.
The car was allegedly driven by a male subject.
Ma and her abductor are believed to enter an Infinity QX70.
Ma stands at 4 feet and 11 inches, weighs 90 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans pants, and a black jacket.
The suspect was seen on surveillance camera
According to the Washington Post, Ma was part of a tour group that had been going around U.S. schools since July 26.
The suspect
Meanwhile, the suspect, approximately 40 years of age, has black hair and wore a black dress.
Virginia State Police issued an AMBER Alert following Ma’s disappearance.
“It’s really important that the community recognizes this child may be in danger,” said David Huchler, chief of police for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).
View post on Twitter
Anyone with information leading to Ma’s retrieval is asked to contact MWAA Police at 703-417-2400 or Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453.
MOST READ
    HAPPENING NOW
      Carl Samson

      Carl Samson is a Senior Editor for NextShark

      SHARE THIS ARTICLE:

      RELATED STORIES FROM NEXTSHARK

      Support
      NextShark's
      Journalism

      Many people might not know this, but NextShark is a small media startup that runs on no outside funding or loans, and with no paywalls or subscription fees, we rely on help from our community and readers like you.

      Everything you see today is built by Asians, for Asians to help amplify our voices globally and support each other. However, we still face many difficulties in our industry because of our commitment to accessible and informational Asian news coverage.

      We hope you consider making a contribution to NextShark so we can continue to provide you quality journalism that informs, educates, and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way. Thank you for supporting NextShark and our community.

      © 2023 NextShark, Inc. All rights reserved.