HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday night, Oct. 5 for a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen in September and is believed to be in grave danger.
FBI Houston said they were searching for Leilana Graham who was last seen on Sept. 20 in the 10500 block of Rockaway Drive in northeast Houston.
Graham was last seen wearing a white and yellow striped shirt, black shoes and had a clear backpack.
ACTIVE AMBER ALERT for Leilana Graham from Houston, TX, on 10/05/2021, TX plate 28809T1. pic.twitter.com/jwta3Xrl3q
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The suspect has been identified as 22-year-old Sha Kendrick Smith.
He’s described as a black man with black hair and brown eyes, standing 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 250 pounds.
Smith is believed to be driving a blue 2008 GMC Truck with Texas license plate 28809T1.
The FBI told KTRK-TV in Houston, Graham is a past victim of sex trafficking and they believe she is being trafficked again or is in danger of it.
If you have any information about Graham’s disappearance, call the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 832-394-1840.