MIAMI(CBSMiami) – The parents of an 11-year-old Miami girl with special needs who police say was abducted and sexually assaulted on June 6th are speaking out for the first time, hoping their plea will generate leads in this case.
“What they did to her was wrong,” said the child’s mother, Aurianna McNear, in an exclusive interview with CBS4’s Peter D’Oench. “I’m sure when she went to her car she couldn’t fathom the horror that was going to happen to her because she was being friendly.”
Aurianna and Corey McNear wiped away tears as they recalled what happened to their daughter. Police said it was around 2:45 p.m. when she was abducted near Northwest 15th Avenue and 50th Street while walking home from her school.
“They told my daughter, they will kill me. They will kill your Mom,” said Aurianna McNear. “When my baby was in this situation, she was scared. It was only through the Grace of God that she was brought back home.”
“Not being able to protect her, I felt helpless,” said Corey McNear. “That day I came home I was crying. I didn’t even get out of my car. I couldn’t get out of my car. I stayed in the car the whole day. I didn’t even go in to take a bath, nothing like that. I just felt that I failed.”
McNear told D’Oench, “No man should have to feel like that that you can’t protect your own wife and daughters. It hurts, this whole situation.”
Aurianna McNear said, “My daughter said she was taken to a place far away. She was dropped off back near our home, about a block away around 7 to 730 at night.”
The McNears are currently represented by Hallandale Beach attorney Melanie S. Marks, who was with them when they spoke on Wednesday.
Miami Police describe one key suspect as a white male in his 40s to 50s who is tall with a large stomach and tattoos on his arms, one of them could possibly be an Eagle. Police said he spoke Spanish and he was last seen wearing a green shirt, khaki shorts and black shoes.
He also had an accomplice: a woman who was with him who was described as white with purple or dark burgundy hair. She also spoke Spanish. They were in an SUV that was either light blue or silver blue. It had four doors and a design on the front grill.
The 11-year-old girl gave a vivid description of the home where she was taken: a white house with a blue trim. She described it as “junky looking.”
“Please tell us about this,” said her father. “She went somewhere else before going to this final destination. She had contact with someone else. Please, that person should come forward. It was broad daylight and someone must have seen something. It would mean a lot if someone would come forward so this could not happen to anyone else.”
“I would like to say to the woman who lured my daughter to the car that my baby was probably looking to you as a couple,” said Aurianna McNear. “She thought of you as a couple and she thought she was safe. And you lured her to the car. She was an innocent little girl and she needed a good chance at life.”
“Now she is regressing. She is scared. She was walking home and minding her own business and this happened,” she said. “Now my daughter needs constant love and reassurance.”
“This man who did this stole the most previous thing from her. That was her innocence. It is not something you do to a baby, a child,” she said. “They have got to find the people who did this. They have got to find them.”
“I don’t care how many stranger danger drills you do,” she said. “You just don’t know what’s going on until you get in this situation.”
McNear, who has five children and is a nurse, said “I hope the community will be on the lookout for these people. And I hope detectives can find something. My daughter is everything. She is our sunshine in the house.”
If you can help solve this case, call Miami Police or Miami-Dade Crimestoppers at (305) 471-tips (8477).