Details of Disappearance Amena was last seen in South Orange, New Jersey on January 22, 2006. She was abducted by her non-custodial father, Mohammed El Sayed. A felony warrant was issued for him on January 24, 2006 and an FBI warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was issued for him on September 13, 2006.
A photo of Mohammed is posted with this case summary. His date of birth is December 27, 1967, making him 38 years old at the time of Amena's abduction. He's described as Caucasian, 5'4 and 170 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Mohammed's last name may be spelled "El Seyed" or "Elseyed." He has a scar on the tip of his index finger.
Amena and Mohammed are believed to traveled to Saudi Arabia in June 2006. They could be in that country or in Egypt. The child's whereabouts are unknown and her case remains unsolved.
- South Orange Police Department
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Newark, New Jersey Office
Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated September 10, 2018; age-progression updated.