The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) is seeking the assistance of the general public, more specifically the people residing in the Warner and Belles area, in finding 12-year-old Kernisha Etienne who was abducted from a home at Warner last evening.
In a statement to the media, Assistant Superintendent in charge of the Southern Division, Leana Edwards, reported that on Tuesday 7, June, 2022, at about 11:30 p.m. Etienne was abducted by “suspected lunatic”, Kian Alexander, male adult of Belles.
Edwards said that in committing the offence, Alexander went to the home of his uncle, Laurent Joseph Bruno, and attacked him with a cutlass inflicting serious wounds to his head and face.
“Thereafter, he abducted 12-year-old Kernisha Etienne, the adopted daughter of Laurent Joseph Bruno, and disappeared with her into the bushes of Warner. Laurent Joseph Bruno was transported in a conscious state to the Dominica China Friendship Hospital (DCFH) for medical attention,” the Police Superintendent stated.
According to Edwards, an extensive search is being conducted by the police and residents of Warner for the 12-year-old and her abductor.
Edwards issued an appeal to anyone with information to call Police Headquarters at 6115100 6115158 6115165 and 6115164.