Latisha Hayes McCarter was just 15-years-old when she went from Oakland, California to nearby Sacramento to visit her sister. On April 7, 1998, Latisha’s sister stated that she and Latisha were walking along Stockton Avenue during daytime hours. While they were out, the sister left Latisha for a moment to walk across the street to buy food from a restaurant. As she came out of the establishment to look for Latisha, the teenager had disappeared.

Witnesses in the area told police that they saw a black man force Latisha into a copper-colored 1984 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The man is described as being approximately 25-years-old. Latisha and her mysterious abductor have ever been seen again.

Strangely, Latisha’s family didn’t officially report her missing to the authorities until five days after she vanished. Few details have been made available in her case, which is now over 20 years old.

At the time of her disappearance, Latisha was 5’2″ tall and weighed 120 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes, and both of her ears are pierced. She also has a circular-shaped birthmark on the center of her left arm. Latisha goes by the nickname “Tish.”

Anyone with information about Latisha’s disappearance is urged to contact the Sacramento Police Department at 916-264-5655. Her Agency Case Number is 980028840.

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