Three-year-old Jayden Croce is missing from the Gainesville, Fla. region and may be in the company of an adult woman. News reports aren't clarifying whether or not the adult woman is her mother or another familial individual, but officials are searching for both the missing child and the woman.
Jayden Croce is described as being a white female with brown hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a multicolored dress and no shoes. She could be traveling with 28-year-old Estella Mallard -- 5'8", 108 lbs., with blonde hair and hazel eyes.
Is this a case of parental abduction or is something sinister responsible for the disappearances of both the young child and this adult woman? It's best to reserve judgement until more details are released to the public, but the urgency in news reports indicate that something negative is hovering over the disappearance of 3-year-old Jayden. Here's to hoping both she and Estella Mallard are located safely.
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