Baraah Ahmad Jridi

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Left: Baraah, circa 1997;
Right: Age-progression to age 15 (circa 2008)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 8, 1997 from Garland, Texas
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: June 7, 1993
  • Age: 4 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'5, 75 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Baraah is of Arabic descent. Her nickname is Sarah and has a birthmark on her left hand.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Baraah was last seen on July 8, 1997 in Garland, Texas. She was abducted by her non-custodial father, Ahmad Mohammad Jridi. A photograph and vital statistics for Ahmad are posted below this case summary. A warrant for international parental kidnapping was issued for him on November 3, 1999.

    Ahmad and Baraah are believed to have traveled to Jordan. Their whereabouts are unknown and Baraah's case remains unsolved.


    Ahmad Mohammad Jridi
    Above: Ahmad Mohammad Jridi

    Date of Birth: March 5, 1961
    Age: 26 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'10, 170 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Black hair, brown eyes. Ahmad may go by the alias first name Ahman, Tony, and/or Franklin. He is of Arabic descent.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Dallas, Texas Office


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 18, 2009; age-progression added.

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