Above: Yashima Grandberry in 2009 (left) and an age-progressed image to 6, circa 2011 (right)
Last seen in Los Angeles, California on July 2, 2009
Vital statistics: Black female. Born on May 10, 2005. Black hair, brown eyes. She may use the last name "Byrd-Grandberry" and some agencies refer to her as "Yashima Byrd-Grandberry." Was four at the time.
NCIC number: M-918274802
Circumstances: She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Duana Byrd. Photos of her are not available. She is a black female who was born on January 5, 1978; she was thirty-eight at the time. She has black hair and brown eyes. At the time of the abduction Yashima was in foster care and her mother had supervised visitation. On the above date her mother grabbed her from the social worker supervising the visit and fled. They are believed to have gone to the Los Angeles International Airport directly afterward, but their current whereabouts are unknown.
If you have any information as to Yashima's whereabouts, please contact the Los Angeles Police Department at 323-846-6576. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Charley Project
California Missing Persons Registry
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