Missing children to be reunited with guardian

Shirley Garcia, who lives on Westchester Avenue, says the mother of Tyrell Yearby, 10, and Manyia Yearby, 9, didn't return the children after she picked

The mother of Tyrell Yearby, 10, and Manyia Yearby, 9, didn't return the children after she picked them up on Monday after school, according to their guardian.

The mother of Tyrell Yearby, 10, and Manyia Yearby, 9, didn't return the children after she picked them up on Monday after school, according to their guardian. (10/2/15)

THE BRONX - The guardian of two Bronx children who were allegedly taken by their mother, who doesn't have custody, is expected to be reunited with the children, according to police.

Shirley Garcia, who lives on Westchester Avenue, says the mother of Tyrell Yearby, 10, and Manyia Yearby, 9, didn't return the children after she picked them up on Monday after school. Garcia says she became concerned when the children weren't returned that night and missed school the next day.

Garcia has raised the children for the past six years, but the children's biological mother does have contact with them.

"Please bring the kids back so that we can make this easier on both of us," says Garcia. "We're family. We can always get through anything."

Detectives say they have been in contact with the biological mother, and, as of Friday, they were working on a way for her to return the children.

Detectives believe that the children are still in the area.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 1 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
Police say the 22-year-old victim was found shot 2 Police: Man injured in Crotona Parkway shooting
Norwood residents are advocating for more security and 3 Residents demand better security, lighting after man beaten in lobby
Police have made an arrest in connection with 4 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
5 East End: North Fork Chocolate Company

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE