Update (21 March):
15-year-old Jahsmine Ebanks and 15 year-old Shania Beckford, who were reported missing on Friday night, 17 March, have been located and returned safely. Both appear to be in good health.
The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in locating them.
Initial Release (20 March):
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Jahsmine Ebanks and 15 year-old Shania Beckford, who were reported missing on Friday night, 17 March.
The RCIPS is informing the public that anyone who harbours or conceals a young person, is guilty of an offense and is liable, on conviction, to being fined $2000 and to imprisonment for three months. Anyone with information on their whereabouts is encouraged to call the West Bay Police Station at 949-3999 or the M.A.S.H Unit at 649-6000.
Officers are encouraging Jahsmine and Shania to return to their West Bay address or attend the nearest police station immediately.
The teens were last seen at their residence in West Bay just before 10:30PM on Friday night. However, at about 11:00PM they were discovered to have left the location.
Jahsmine was last seen wearing dark-coloured pajama pants and a sweater, and is described as 5ft 4 inches tall, dark complexion, and medium build.
Shania was last seen wearing a pink top and pajama bottoms. She is described as being about 4’9” tall, of medium build and brown complexion, with curly brown hair.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website.