Update: A mother and her 6-year-old daughter have been found safe, police confirmed to PIX11 on Wednesday, one week and a day after the two were reported missing.
Editor’s Note: Details about the child, and her image, were removed from this report once she was located.
Original story, posted on Oct. 23:
ELMHURST, Queens— Authorities are searching for a mother and her 6-year-old daughter after they were both reported missing in Queens, police said Wednesday.
Police say 32-year-old Janee Evans, who suffers from schizophrenia, and her daughter Victoria Evans were last seen at their home near Queens Boulevard and 79th Street on Tuesday shortly after 7:30 a.m.
Janee Evans is described as being 5-foot-5 and 135 pounds, last seen wearing a black jacket, red hoodie, gray pants, and blue sneakers.
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