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Woman found who disappeared after dropping her kid off with a sitter, Biloxi police say

Ana Gabriel Diaz-Hernandez
Ana Gabriel Diaz-Hernandez

UPDATE (May 21, 2018): Ana Diaz-Hernandez was found at her home Monday and "appears to have not been in any danger," Biloxi Police Officer Kit Manning said in a release. While multiple tips did not lead to her being found, Manning thanked the public for the assistance.

Below is the original report:

Biloxi police are asking for the public's help in locating 26-year-old Ana Gabriel Diaz-Hernandez.

Diaz-Hernandez dropped her 1-year-old daughter with their babysitter about 5 p.m. May 4, Officer Kit Manning said.

After the mother hadn't returned in six days, the babysitter contacted police because she was going to leave the girl with Diaz-Hernandez's sister, Manning said.

He said the baby has been placed with an aunt by the Child Protective Services.

Diaz-Hernandez is described as being 5-foot-3 and 215 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Biloxi Police Department at 228-392-0641, the Biloxi Criminal Investigations Division at 228-435-6112, Manning at 228-702- 3059, or the Biloxi Criminal Intelligence Unit at

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2326, @patrickochs