Missing teenage girl found safe

| 11/05/2010

(CNS): Police say 15-year-old Shandi Sandoval has been found safe and well. Following a series of police operations in the Prospect and Bodden Town areas yesterday, Monday 10 May, the missing teenager was traced and a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of misleading the police. The man is currently in police custody and police enquiries are ongoing. Shandi is currently in a place of safety, police say. On Tuesday 4 May, the 20-year-old man suspected of assisting Shandi by providing food and shelter was arrested.

He was released on police bail and police confirmed today that enquiries continue into this matter

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Amazing that on an island this small, it took over 2 weeks for her to be located.  Glad she’s alive, and hope steps are taken to ground her until she’s 18.   

  2. Anonymous says:

    Maybe I’ve missed something, how can someone be arrested for providing her food and shelter? None of the reports I read said she was wanted for anything other than being a runaway so it’s not like they were aiding a wanted felon or anything.

  3. Anonymous says:

    how come there hasn’t been and investigation into the reason why this girl  run away from the girls home and the reason why she didn’t seem to want to be found?

    the are rumors going around about girls being sexually assaulted by male staff of the girls home, maybe the family unit should make a fromal enquiry into this matter, and stop covering up sexual assault cases on underage girls and boys.