2-year-old reportedly kidnapped during carjacking
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 17:19:32 GMT —
Update, Tuesday, 12:05 p.m.
The father of a missing 2-year-old, who was being held on unrelated charges, has been released from custody. D'Andre Lane says he believes his daughter is alive and wants police to stop focusing on him to find her, according to the Associated Press.
The AP reports investigators turned their attention on Lanes as a possible suspect when he became uncooperative with police.
WXYZ-TV spoke with Bianca's father briefly. You can watch the video of their report below:WXYZ
Again, anyone with information on the missing girl is asked to call police at 313-596-2555.
Update, Monday 8:45 a.m.
WDIV-TV reports the community is now asking for volunteers to help search for missing 2-year-old Bianca Jones. A recruitment is taking place from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Update, Sunday 8:45 p.m.
Detroit Police are now questioning the validity of the father's statements in this case. Deandre Lane has been in police custody since Friday on unrelated charges.
Police are searching for a missing 2-year-old girl.
WDIV-TV reports Bianca Lilly Jones was kidnapped during a carjacking near I-75 and Grand Boulevard in the Detroit area Friday morning.
Jones TM father tells WDIV he pulled over to help a vehicle with a broken taillight, when the man pulled out a gun and drove off with his vehicle. The little girl was inside.
Police have found the car, but the child remains missing.
The Associated Press reports the FBI is now working with police to conduct a search for this child. Police say she was last seen wearing a purple coat, pink tights, and pink shoes. The suspect is described by the AP as a light-skinned African Amrican man who is not clean shaven. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Bianca is asked to call the Detroit Police at 313-596-2555 immediately.