Above: Tariq Elsafi in 2003 (left) and an age-progressed image to 26, circa 2016 (right)

Tariq Ahmed Elsafi

Last seen in Miami, Florida on May 9, 2003

Vital statistics: Biracial (black/hispanic) male. Born on October 4, 1990. Brown hair, brown eyes. He has multiple scars. He may use the last name "Abdalla." He has asthma and may take the medication Singulair to control it. Was twelve at the time.

Circumstances: He was abducted along with his sister Sarah by their non-custodial father, Ahmed Abdulla Elsafi. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. He picked up the children for a visitation but did not return them to their mother, Mayra Elsafi, on May 11. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for him on April 12, 2004. They may be in Canada, Sudan, Yemen or Saudi Arabia. Sarah was found safe in September 2018; Tariq remains missing.

Above: Ahmed Elsafi in 2003

Vital statistics: Black (Sudanese) male. Born on September 22, 1961. Black hair, black eyes. He may use the alias dates of birth September 23, 1961, September 24, 1961 and/or October 18, 1969. He may use the alias names "Ahmed Abdalla," "Mohamed Abdullah," "Ahmed Mohamed," "Ahmed Hamood," "Hamood Ashemimry" and/or "Mohamed Elsafi." He has work experience as a mechanic but may also work as a pilot. He speaks English and Arabic. Was forty-two at the time.

If you have any information as to the Elsafi childrens' whereabouts, please contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Florida Office at 305-944-9101. 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 Doe Network
The Charley Project
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Florida Missing Children Search
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
Our Missing Children (site now defunct)

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