mom and baby

A 16-old mother and her nine-month-old son are missing.

And her mother is appealing for help in locating them.

Arianna Solomon, of John Persad Trace, Freeport, told relatives she was taking her son, Ishmael, to a play park in Chaguanas on Saturday morning.

But the mother and child never returned home.

Her mother, Gale Garraway, said she was uncertain whether her daughter and grandson made it to the play park.

“She pack the baby bag and said he going to the play park. I don’t know if she reach there but someone told me she was seen in the taxi. I became worried when she did not return home and started calling her phone but she did not answer,” she said.

Garraway went to the Freeport Police Station the following day seeking help.

“She would go to a girlfriend’s house sometimes but this time she did not go there. She liked to go Chaguanas a lot and I gave her a ban. I told she could not go for two weeks but she told me she wanted to take the child out,” she said.

Garraway said she contacted the father of her grandson, who is in his 20s, but he said he had not seen Solomon and his child.

“My daughter was going to secondary school and then I started hearing things about her and I took her out. She had the baby and I am helping her care for the child,” she said.

Garraway said her daughter did not pack extra clothing for herself or the child.

“If there is someone who influenced my daughter to leave home with her son please send her back. This is not a safe thing to do. Please, let her come home,” she said.

Solomon is of mixed descent, 5 feet, 4 inches tall, slim-built, with blonde and black hair, light brown complexion, she was last seen wearing a lilac dress and baby Ishmael was wearing a green onesie.

Anyone with information is asked to call 800-TIPS or contact the police at 555, 999, 911 or at any police station or share information via the TTPS App.


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