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AMBER Alert: 2-year-old girl missing from Staten Island *FOUND SAFE*

by Leigh Egan



Kim Woo was found unharmed in a car on Major Deegan Expressway near the Cross Bronx Expressway. He father, Johnny Woo, was driving the care. He was taken into custody on pending charges.

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Authorities issued an AMBER Alert for a 2-year-old little girl who went missing from the Willowbrook area in Staten Island, New York, on Tuesday morning.

NY State Police state that Kim Woo is possibly in “imminent danger.” She was last seen with her father, Johnny Woo, 45,  who reportedly attacked his estranged wife, grabbed the child, and fled. The wife was taken to the hospital after suffering injuries from the attack. Johnny fled with his daughter from Ismay Street, near Fields Avenue.

Johnny Woo drove away in a 2014 black Kia Sorrento with a New York license plate number, GHH8886. He stands five-foot-four inches tall and has black hair and brown eyes. Kim Woo stands two-feet-six inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes. She weighs around 30 pounds. She was wearing multi-colored pajamas when taken.

Anyone with information should call 911 or the state’s Amber Alert hotline at 1-866-697-2623.


Leigh Egan is a crime-fighting journalist and editor who specializes in breaking news and investigative true crime coverage. With more than a decade of experience under her belt, Leigh’s work can be found in a number of high-profile national publications. For Leigh, learning didn’t stop after college. She considers herself a lifelong learner who frequently takes media and journalism courses to keep abreast of the latest happenings and innovations in her field.