Woman, 2 children reported missing in Long Beach
The Long Beach Police Department is asking for help in locating a mentally disabled woman and two children who went missing Saturday night after leaving an apartment complex to go to a nearby restaurant.
Marie Williams, 25; Sarah White, 8; and Nicholas Sanders, 6, left about 6 p.m. and never returned to the complex. Relatives searched the neighborhood and then called police after 11 p.m.
Police said the three, who are not related, were last seen walking together on Santa Fe Avenue.
Williams, who lives at the apartment complex with a relative, is 5 feet 5 and weighs 170 pounds. She has short brown hair. She was wearing a turquoise short-sleeve shirt and short jeans.
Nicholas is 4 feet tall, weighs 50 pounds and has short hair. He was wearing a green and blue shirt, jeans and black tennis shoes. He and his family also live at the apartment complex.
Sarah is 4 feet tall and weighs 45 pounds. She has braided hair and was wearing a white short-sleeve shirt, jeans and pink and black tennis shoes. She and her mother were visiting friends at the complex.
Long Beach police have notified other law enforcement agencies, hospitals and public transportation agencies.
Police have asked anyone with information about their whereabouts to call (562) 435-6711.
-- Anna Gorman
Photos: Marie Williams, left, Sarah White and Nicholas Sanders. Credit: Courtesy Long Beach Police Department