HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - Hollywood Police said that Miramar Police detectives have found 21-year-old Leila Cavett’s truck in Hollywood but still no trace of her.
The two police agencies are collaborating on finding Cavett after her 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Miramar over the weekend.
A woman found Cavett’s son, later identified by Cavett’s sisters as Kamdyn, wandering around a Miramar neighborhood on Sunday.
Cavett’s family said they do not have ties to South Florida, as they live in Georgia and her family is in Alabama.
According to Hollywood Police, Miramar Police received a tip that Cavett traveled to Florida from Alabama, and the last place someone saw her was near Hollywood Boulevard and U.S. 441.
Police are now labeling this a missing person’s investigation.
Cavett’s grandparents, who live in Tennessee, and more family members came down to South Florida in their desperate search for her.
“I’ve just been praying to God, you know, and if someone out there can help us find her and know where she is, we would appreciate their help,” Cavett’s grandmother, Carol Ferdinand, said.
“I just want her to come home safe, and I’m just glad that my great-grandchild was saved because anything could’ve happened to him,” her grandfather, Robert Ferdinand ,said.
The truck Miramar Police found is a white truck with a “Baby On Board” sign.
Cavett’s grandparents said they fear the worst, especially since they said she always kept her son by her side.
“I think of her getting snatched off the streets and she pleaded with them to let the baby go. That’s why they found him wandering around ’cause she would never leave her baby. That’s her heart, that’s her life,” Carol said.
Hollywood Police have taken over the investigation.
While they haven’t released any other details about Cavett’s disappearance, her family said they plan to find her themselves.
“If you hear us, if you see us, come home. Give me a call, baby,” Carol said.
If you have any information on Cavett’s disappearance, call Hollywood Police or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.
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