.

Police Search for Missing 5-Year-Old Girl

The girl went missing during a gathering of family and friends at an Austell apartment complex.

UPDATE:

Taniya Gilbert, 5, was found safely on Saturday at 7:25 a.m. sleeping soundly in a pickup truck by the truck's owner.

 

Original Story

Cobb Police are seeking assistance from the public to find a 5-year-old girl who went missing around 11:30 p.m. from Whisperwood Apartments at 630 Whisper Wood Court in Austell.

Taniya Gilbert, 5, was last seen inside an apartment at a gathering of family and friends at Building A of the apartment complex, according to police.

At 1:40 a.m., someone called 911 to alert the police that Taniya was missing.

Personnel from various public safety departments have been searching for Taniya since the call was received.

Taniya is a 3-foot-tall African-American girl who weighs about 40 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair that was braided with multicolored beads. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt, jeans and sandals.

Anyone with any information about this 5-year-old girl is asked to call 911.

Pam J September 01, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Thank goodness she is okay. That had to be a shock to the truck owner. But at least this story had a happy ending.
Cynthia Miller September 01, 2012 at 10:12 PM
Praise GOD Taniya was found safe and sound. We serve an awesome GOD.
electric123 September 02, 2012 at 11:07 AM
I hope the parents are thankful also.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something