Mom, 6-year-old daughter found safe after being reported missing in Queens: police

Posted at 10:53 PM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 15:19:51-04

Update: A mother and her 6-year-old daughter have been found safe, police confirmed to PIX11 on Wednesday, one week and a day after the two were reported missing.

Editor’s Note: Details about the child, and her image, were removed from this report once she was located.

Original story, posted on Oct. 23:

ELMHURST, Queens— Authorities are searching for a mother and her 6-year-old daughter after they were both reported missing in Queens, police said Wednesday.

Jane Evans is pictured. Police said on Oct. 30, 2019, she and her daughter had been found safe after being reported missing more than one week earlier. (NYPD)

Police say  32-year-old Janee Evans, who suffers from schizophrenia, and her daughter Victoria Evans were last seen at their home near Queens Boulevard and 79th Street on Tuesday shortly after 7:30 a.m.

Janee Evans is described as being 5-foot-5 and 135 pounds, last seen wearing a black jacket, red hoodie, gray pants, and blue sneakers.

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