Police search for woman missing with 2-year-old stepdaughter

Posted at 4:14 PM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 16:14:32-05

RICHMOND, Va. – Police are asking for help to locate a missing woman who is with her two-year-old stepdaughter.

Andrea Watkins-Simmons, 35, of the 1400 block of Clarkson Road, was reported missing on November 25.

According to police, the woman was seen as recently as yesterday.

Andrea Watkins-Simmons

Andrea Watkins-Simmons

Her stepdaughter’s name is Ariellisa Simmons.

Police said Ariellisa is currently in her custody, but is not considered missing. Her picture is included for the public because police said she would likely be seen with her stepmother.

Ariellisa Simmons

Ariellisa Simmons

Watkins-Simmons is a black female, 5-foot-3-inches tall and approximately 150 pounds.

Anyone with information about Andrea Watkins-Simmons is asked to call Major Crimes Officer Rahsaan Wigfall  at (804) 646-6769 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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