NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – Miami-Dade police are still searching for 12-year-old Anastasia Vela-Fernandez who was last seen on Aug. 25. On Thursday, authorities released more details – that the girl may be with 31-year-old Jimmy Vela.
They’ve alerted the public not to make contact with Vela or approach him or the pair, but to immediately contact police.
According to authorities, Vela-Fernandez was last seen just after 6 p.m. on Aug. 25 in the 6000 block of Northwest 30th Avenue. She was wearing a black T-shirt and Army fatigue pants. Police said Vela-Fernandez is about 5-feet tall and weighs 105 pounds. She has brown eyes and short brown hair.
Vela is 6-feet, 2-inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has multiple tattoos, one visible on the right side of his neck, according to police.