Grandmother, aunt of missing Syracuse teen found in Florida arrested


Aaliyah Ramirez, the 14-year-old girl from Syracuse,  who went missing in April, was found safe in Florida on Friday. Now, Ramirez’s grandmother and aunt have been arrested.

Syracuse Police said the teenage girl was found safe in Palm Beach County, when U.S. Marshals spotted her getting into a vehicle and deputies recovered her.

According to WANE-TV, the grandmother, 47-year-old Elizabeth Sands of Palm Beach County, and the aunt, 25-year-old Allissa Sands of Marion County, Indiana, were taken into custody by U.S. Marshals and deputies. They’re charged with interference with custody and false informing. They will both be transported to the Kosciusko County Jail.

Syracuse police say Ramirez did not runaway and was believed to be in danger.


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