Girl, 14, Vanishes From Bucktown School

CHICAGO (STMW) — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 14-year-old girl last seen Thursday at a Bucktown neighborhood school.

Shanayah Cal — who also goes by Nina, Nani and the nicknames Naya and Rudy — was last seen Thursday at a school 2235 N. Hamilton Ave., according to a Harrison Area Special Victim’s Unit release. Chicago International Charter School, Bucktown Campus is located at the Hamilton Avenue address.

She is described as a 5-foot-5, 170 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair and a medium complexion. She is Hispanic and African-American, police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety said.

Cal was wearing a black leather jacket with “Akademiks Wear” written on the back, a navy blue polo shirt with a “CICS Bucktown” logo on the front, khaki pants and a black Nike Jordan gym shoes, according to the release.

She was carrying a black Adidas backpack and she sometimes frequents Holstein Park at 2200 N. Oakley Ave. near the school.

Anyone with information should contact detectives, (312) 746-9259.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2010. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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