Authorities in Fayetteville, NC have activated an AMBER Alert for Shaniya Nicole Davis. She last seen wearing a blue t-shirt. She was not wearing shoes. Direction and mode of travel is unknown.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WRAL) Cumberland County authorities say foul play is suspected in the disappearance of Shaniya Nicole Davis. The 5-year-old girl went missing from her home in Fayetteville, N.C. Tuesday morning.An Amber Alert was initiated for Shaniya just before noon, Lt. David Sportsman said.Police responded to the home around 6:50 a.m., and Shaniya’s mother told officers that she last saw her daughter at 5:30 a.m. The mother’s boyfriend and her sister, along with an infant and Shaniya’s 7-year-old brother were also in the home when the girl went missing.
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl says he’s not guilty.Clarence Coe made a first court appearance Thursday afternoon as investigators in Cumberland County continued to search for signs of the child. Coe told a judge he didn’t understand why he was in court and said he was “not guilty.” However, he did not enter a formal plea.Fayetteville Police Department spokeswoman Theresa Chance said a witness spotted Coe taking 5-year-old Shaniya Davis out of a trailer park. Shaniya was reported missing from her mobile home park around 7 a.m. Tuesday, and her mother last saw the girl that day around 5:30 a.m.Chance said it was “not a random occurrence.” A judge said Coe would be appointed an attorney.
Update 11-13-09: Missing girl seen at hotel
NORTH CAROLINA — A missing 5-year-old girl was seen with a man at a hotel, but not the same person charged in her kidnapping, police said late Thursday. Shaniya Davis was spotted in Sanford with a man identified as Mario Andrette McNeill, said Fayetteville police spokeswoman Teresa Chance. She was seen with him Tuesday, about an hour after she disappeared from her home in Fayetteville, about 40 miles away. Police have arrested and charged Clarence Coe, 30, who says he is not guilty of kidnapping the girl.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina man has admitted to kidnapping a 5-year-old girl, authorities said Friday, but investigators still have not found the child more than three days after she disappeared from a mobile home park.But the attorney for Mario Andrette McNeill, 29, said Friday that his client would plead not guilty to kidnapping Shaniya Davis. Fayetteville Police Department spokeswoman Theresa Chance said McNeill admitted taking the girl.McNeill was charged with kidnapping while authorities dropped charges against another man, Clarence Coe, who was initially arrested in the case.”We’re hoping we find her alive,” Chance said at a news conference. “We found Mr. McNeill, and Miss Davis was not with him.”
FAYETEVILLE, NC (WTVD) — Police in Fayetteville say they’ve arrested the mother of a missing 5-year-old who’s the focus of a nationwide Amber Alert.
Shaniya Davis has been missing since Tuesday.Late Saturday night, Fayetteville police Sgt. John Somerindyke announced in a news release that Antoinette Davis has been charged with human trafficking, felony child abuse, prostitution, filing a false police report, and resisting, delaying, or obstructing police.Somerindyke says detectives have not found the little girl.