17-year Georgian girl is missing in Toronto
Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 21 / Trend , N.Kirtzkhalia/
A 17-year-old Georgian, Mariam Makhniashvili is under search in the Canadian city of. The girl's mother told "Rustavi 2" the police are doing everything possible to establish the whereabouts of their daughter.
A minor Mariam Makhniashvili went to school with his younger brother on Monday September 14 at approximately 08:30. When they came to Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, she said that she would go into the building from another entrance. Makhniashvili did not get her class on that day.
K-9 units, public safety and the riders were called to help in finding 17-year-old Mariam. Search operation of Level 3, the highest in Toronto, was announced.
Police ask residents of the area within a radius of 4 kilometers from the school, as well as search all garages and ancillary buildings. Police and volunteers are going to continue the search for the girl.
The Makhniashvili's family has moved to Toronto this summer. The girl and her brother arrived from Georgia, where they lived with their grandparents. Their parents moved to Los Angeles five years ago and brought the children to Toronto, when they have changed their place of residence in May this year and moved to this Canadian city.
At a news conference on Thursday, the parents said to the media that there is still no progress.
"She was a great daughter, and an excellent student," said her father, Vakhtang. The girl's mother Lela Makhniashvili last time saw his daughter, when accompanied children to the school.
Detective Steve Mackilveyn said at a news conference that the police were going to communicate with the missing girl's family members in Georgia, "to learn about her past."
Police also noted that Makhniashvili had no cell phone and CCTV cameras were not installed in the school yard.