Girl, 14, Vanishes From Bucktown School

Shanayah Cal

Shanayah Cal, 14, has been missing since Oct. 21, 2010, when she was last seen at Chicago International Charter School in the Bucktown neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)