5-Year-Old Girl Missing in Niagara Falls

4:40 PM, Aug 27, 2012   |    comments
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  • Isabella Tennant; Photo Courtesy: Niagara Falls Police
  • Isabella Sarah Tennant

NIAGARA FALLS, NY - Niagara Falls Police are searching for a missing five-year-old girl.

She was last seen at her grandmother's house on the 400 block of 6th Street.

Isabella Sarah Tennant is a white female, about 3' tall and 36 lbs. She has blue eyes and dirty blonde hair.

She was last seen wearing a pink, pajama-style skirt and a short-sleeved pink shirt with black stars on it.  She was not wearing socks or shoes.

Niagara Falls Police have not issued an Amber alert.  They say the situation does not fit the criteria.

The Niagara County Sheriff's office K-9 is assisting in the child's search.

Investigators say Isabella was last seen at 11:58 pm Sunday night by a neighbor who was visiting the grandparent's home. That neighbor is currently at police headquarters being questioned.  Police say he is a person of interest.

If anyone has any information on her whereabouts, they're asked to call Niagara Falls Police at: 716-286-4711. 

Isabella's mother works at Players Sports Bar.  The owner of the bar is offering a $2,000 reward if someone can find Isabella safely.

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster was on the scene Monday morning. He asked everyone to pray for the safe return of the missing girl. Meanwhile, neighbors were handing out flyers with her picture in the neighborhood and family friends were circulating the message via Facebook.

Police later found the girl's body in a Niagara Falls alleyway.

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