WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – Police issued a silver alert for a missing 5-year-old girl and her father in Waterbury on Sunday, Sept. 4. Officers said they have found the daughter, but not her missing father.
Waterbury officers said they were contacted by the child’s mother about missing 5-year-old Arica McCray and Arica’s father, 51-year-old Aric McCray. According to the mother, she left Aric and Arica at home on Sunday around 1 p.m. When she returned at about 6 p.m., they were gone.
The mother told Waterbury police that she called Aric when she did not find the father and daughter at home. Aric told her that they had gone to the park and would be back soon.
When Aric and Arica did not return home and did not respond to any phone calls, the mother said she called the Waterbury police. She did not give police any reason that Arica may be in danger, officers stated.
On Monday, just before 9 a.m., Waterbury police stated that they had found Arica. However, Aric is still missing.
Officials did not say where or how Arica was located, or if she was injured in any way.
Police said that Aric drives a red, 2000 Chevrolet Impala with license plate #AF39470. He has ties to the Brooklyn and New Haven areas.
Aric is described as being a black man, who stands at about six feet tall and weighs close to 200 lbs. He has brown eyes and black dreadlocks.
Police ask that anyone with information on Aric’s whereabouts call the Waterbury Police Department at (203) 574-6911.