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Missing Person: Nijaey Hilton

A 5-year-old girl named Nijaey Hilton is missing from her New York home?

Published Dec 6, 2013

Claim:   A 5-year-old girl named Nijaey Hilton is missing from her New York home.


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Example:   [Collected via e-mail, December 2013]


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Amber alert on 5yr old Nijaey from NYC on FB.





 

Origins:   5-year-old Nijaey Hilton was reported missing from her home in Harlem on 3 December 2013, but she was found the following day:



Police have located a 5-year-old Harlem girl who had been reported missing.

According to police, Nijaey Hilton was seen leaving her apartment on East 112th Street with her uncle Ramel Robinson around 10:30 Tuesday night [December 3].

Hilton was found with her uncle Wednesday afternoon [December 4] in front of the Apollo Theater in Harlem. She’s in good condition.

Police are questioning Robinson.


Last updated:   6 December 2013


Sources:




    CBSNewYork.   "Missing East Harlem Girl, 5, Found Safe."

    4 December 2013.


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