AMBER Alert for 2-year-Old Girl with Autism, Seniya Benitez Bio, Wiki, Age, Taken By Father, Grandmother, Mother
AMBER Alert For 2-Year-Old Girl With Autism Taken By Father In The Bronx
Seniya Benitez Bio, Wiki
Seniya Benitez Age: She is 2 years old girl
Seniya Benitez Grandmother: Maria D’Amore
Seniya Benitez Father: Christian Benitez, 21 years old
Seniya Benitez Amber Alert: AMBER Alert For 2-Year-Old Girl With Autism Taken By Father In The Bronx
Seniya Benitez Taken by her Father
Authorities have issued an AMBER Alert for Seniya Benitez (a 2-year-old girl with autism) who they say was taken by her father, Christian Benitez, on Tuesday, January 16th, 2019 in the Bronx – NewYork after an argument with the girl’s grandmother Maria D’Amore.
Police said her father, 21-year-old Christian Benitez, got into a fight with her grandmother, who has custody of the child and took off with the girl.
The young girl and the father were last seen around Tuesday, January 15th at 7:20 p.m. on Gleason Avenue in the Parkchester section. Authorities say they took the 6 train at Castle Hill Avenue.
The grandmother told CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge she’s in the process of becoming her granddaughter’s legal guardian. D’Amore and her oldest daughter have been caring for Seniya since she was born and Seniya Benitez mother left.
“He came to visit the child and to help my daughter because I was in the hospital, and when I came home, I got into a verbal argument with him, and he threw me on the floor and kidnapped her and, took her out,” said D’Amore. “He told his friend to tell the cops that he’s never bringing her back. Nobody knows where he is.”
Seniya Benitez Physical Description
Authorities describe Seniya Benitez as 3 feet tall, 35 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing pajamas, a blue jacket, and no shoes. She is non-verbal.
D’Amore said the girl was not wearing a warm jacket or shoes and needs special care for her disability.
“He took her out of here with no clothes, nothing,” she added. “No clothes, no diapers, no food, nothing.”
“I want her back, that’s all I want, I just want her to come home,” the grandmother said.
Seniya Benitez Father’s Physical Description
Police said Christian Benitez is not allowed to have unsupervised contact with the child. He is described as a Hispanic man, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, and a light complexion. He is described as 5’5″, 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing black jeans, black sneakers, and a black hooded sweatshirt.
The Administration for Children’s Service said they were investigating the case along with the NYPD.
The Police are requesting anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting them to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. You can also call (866) NYS-AMBER or 911.