Family desperate to find missing 8-year-old girl

Police and members of a family in St Andrew were up to early Saturday still desperately trying to locate an eight-year-old girl who has been reported missing since Thursday in the Sterling Castle section of St Andrew.

The missing child identified as Shante Skyers is of dark complexion, slim build and about 116 centimetres (3 feet 8 inches) tall.

Reports from the Red Hills police are that about 7:00 a.m., Sykes left home for school and has not been seen or heard from since. When last seen she was dressed in her school uniform – a navy blue tunic, white blouse, and black shoes.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Skyers is being asked to contact the Red Hills Police at 876-945-8270, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.