UPDATE: Eriona was located safe in Arkansas on Wed, police say. Eriona Birts’ father told police he hadn’t seen his daughter since the girl’s mother, an ex-girlfriend who was visiting from Arkansas, asked to take her to a grocery store.
Previous story: Eriona Birts, 6, is missing from the D.C. area and police seek the public’s help. She is listed as “critically missing.”
Eriona was last seen on Thursday, Jan. 31 around 6 p.m. in the 2000 block of E Street, NE. She may be with her non-custodial parent and they might have left the DC area. Eriona’s father said Eriona went to the grocery story with his ex-girlfriend, Eriona’s mother from Arkansas and never returned.
Eriona, a girl, is black, medium complexion with brown eyes and hair. She was last seen wearing purple pants and jacket with silver boots.
Anyone with information regarding Eriona’s whereabouts should call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099, Youth Investigations Division at 202-576-6768 or 911.