wish there was more uplifting information I could give you." A Texas
3-year-old has been missing since Dec. 20, and now the FBI has joined
ANTONIO, Texas -- An FBI dive team has joined the search for a
3-year-old San Antonio, Texas, girl reported missing two weeks ago,
police said Tuesday.
Lina Sardar Khil was last seen in the
playground of a northwest San Antonio apartment complex during the late
afternoon of Dec. 20.
12-member FBI Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team flew in from
Washington, D.C., Monday night and searched bodies of water near the
girl's family's apartment all day Tuesday, Police Chief William McManus
Appearing downcast, McManus said the team was merely checking a lead, of which there have been few.
wish I could be more uplifting. I know this looks like we're really
onto something. But all we're doing here is following up," he said at a
briefing at the search site.
Lina was last seen wearing a red dress, black jacket and black shoes and had her brown hair in a ponytail, police said.
child's family had reported that she was at the playground with her
mother, who had walked away briefly and found the child missing upon her
The family moved to the U.S. in 2019 from Afghanistan
after fleeing from "threats that were posed to us," Lina's father, Riaz
Sardar Khil, told KENS-TV