Missing
MELISSA BRADEN 

DOB:  Apr 6, 2005
Age Now: 9
Missing:  Mar 16, 2006
Missing From:
   LOS ANGELES
   CA
   United States

Sex:  Female
Race:  Biracial
Hair:  Brown
Eyes:  Brown
Height:  2'8" (81cm)
Weight:  26lbs (12kg)

Age Progressed 

RYOKO UCHIYAMA 

Companion Type: Abductor
DOB:  Oct 15, 1973
Sex:  Female
Race:  Asian
Hair:  Black
Eyes:  Brown
Height:  5'8" (173 cm)
Weight:  120 lbs (54 kg)

Melissa's photo is shown age-progressed to 9 years. She was allegedly abducted by her mother, Ryoko Uchiyama. An FBI Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution warrant was issued for the abductor on May 15, 2006. They are believed to have left the country and traveled to Japan. The child is Biracial. She is Asian and White. Melissa has a dark mark on her right shoulder and on her lower back. She may use the first name Hinako or Hina and the last name Uchiyama. Ryoko may use the alias first name Ayako. She has a scar on her lower abdomen.
ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office (California) 1-213-974-3607 Or the FBI (Los Angeles, CA) 1-310-477-6565 or Your Local FBI