Four-year-old Yashima disappeared from Los Angeles, California on July 2, 2009.
She was in foster care at the time of her disappearance and her biological mother, Duana Byrd had supervised visitation.
On the afternoon of July 2nd, during a supervised visit in the vicinity of 25th & San Pedro Streets, Duana grabbed Yashima away from the supervising social worker and fled. Authorities believe that she took Yashima to the Los Angeles International Airport.
Duana Byrd is described as African-American, 5'10 tall and 200 pounds with black hair & brown eyes.
Yashima's whereabouts are unknown and her case remains unsolved.