Berania Teresa Agapito

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Left: Berania, circa 2010;
Right: Age-progression to age 18 (circa 2016)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 7, 2010 from Van Nuys, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: October 15, 1998
  • Age: 11 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'0, 90 - 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes. Berania may use the last name Agapito-Garcia.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Berania and her sisters, Jazibi and Wendy, disappeared from Van Nuys, California on May 7, 2010. Authorities believe they were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Mariela Garcia. Garcia's date of birth is July 30, 1980, making her twenty-nine years old at the time. Photographs and additional information for her are unavailable. The family may be in Mexico. The children's whereabouts are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 14, 2017; age-progression updated.

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