The mother of the disappeared Georgia Little Boy Quinton Simonwho was last seen a week ago, was photographed leaving her family’s home on Wednesday for the first time since the boy went missing.
Leilani Simon, 22, was seen leaving her family’s home in Savannah on Wednesday afternoon before returning shortly after. Photos captured by Fox News Digital show the brunette covering her face with her hand as she drives away from the residence in a white van.
Simon has not responded to Fox News Digital’s request for comment on his son’s disappearance.
Quinton was last seen in the early morning hours of October 5, inside his family’s home on Buckhalter Road in Savannah. The residence is a large, yellow, two-story house with a fenced-in yard and includes a swimming pool. The boy reportedly lives there with his brother; his maternal grandparents; his mother and his boyfriend.
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On Wednesday, the Chatham County Police Department announced that investigators would return to the residence with a team that includes search K9s.
“We will spend today gathering and analyzing evidence,” police said. “We hope to schedule a press conference tomorrow.”
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Police vehicles could be seen driving past the home more than a dozen times on Wednesday morning. Shortly after the police announcement, three black SUVs and two K9s arrived in the neighborhood and were in the area of the family’s home for about an hour before leaving. They appeared to be concentrating their efforts in part on a wooded section behind family and neighbors’ homes.
On Tuesday, Chatham County police officers revealed they had “seized evidence” that they believed would “help move this case forward.” However, a department spokesman did not provide additional information about the evidence recovered.
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Quinton has been missing from the on Oct. 5, when his mother called police around 9:40 a.m. and said her son was not inside her home, police officials said. The boy was reportedly last seen around 6 a.m. Wednesday, when he was wearing a Sesame Street shirt and black pants.
Details of a dispatch call obtained by WJCL shed light at times when the mother notified the police that she could not find her son.
“Plaintiff reported her 1-year-old son is missing,” the dispatcher was heard saying, according to the report. “She woke up, her door was open. She advised that he can’t open a door. She thinks someone came in and took him away.”
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Chief Jeffrey M. Hadley said Monday that more than 40 fbi agents they were assisting the police department with the case, which has consisted of multiple interviews, searches, and surveys in various geographic areas.
Hadley added that police were investigating whether there was any crime connected to the boy’s disappearance.
“We’re looking at it from multiple fronts, one of them being a criminal investigation as well as a missing child right now,” he told reporters. “We don’t have anything confirmed, so we can’t say anything at all. But it’s fair to say… we’re looking at the investigation criminal aspect of this.”
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No criminal charges have been filed in this investigation thus far. the police are asking Anyone with information on Quinton Simon’s whereabouts should call 912-667-3134.
Matteo Cino of Fox News contributed to this report.