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Latisha Hayes McCarter, 15, May Have Been Kidnapped In 1998

Latisha Hayes McCarter, 15, May Have Been Kidnapped In 1998

Latisha Hayes McCarter was just 15-years-old when she went traveled 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 Hayes McCarter, 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, but any other descriptors remain a mystery including his height, weight, possibly ethnic or racial background. 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 and details remain scarce and unclear.

At the time of her disappearance, Latisha was 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighed 120 pounds. She had black/dark brown 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 this case is urged to contact the Sacramento Police Department at 916-264-5655 or their local authorities. Her Agency Case Number is 980028840.

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