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Hana Scordato
Hana Scordato
Hana Scordato.  This photo was taken after she went missing.
Hana Scordato, age five

MISSING since December 27, 2005 from Newark, New Jersey

NCIC Case #M-805557579
NCMEC Case #NCMC1058201

Classification:
Family Abduction
Hair Color:
Brown
Age Missing:
1
Eye Color:
Brown
Gender:
Female
Height:
2'0"
Race:
Asian/Caucasian
Weight:
20 lbs.
Date of Birth:
October 4, 2004
Alias/Nickname:
Hana Kataoka

Circumstances of Disappearance:
Hana was abducted from Newark, New Jersey on December 17, 2005. She resided in Newark with her father, Jay Scordato, and her mother, Rumi Kataoka (photo and information below). Kataoka scheduled a trip to visit her native Japan in December 2005, and took Hana with her. She refused to return Hana to the U.S. after the vacation ended, and has not allowed Hana any contact with her father. They are believed to be living in Kani City, Gifu, Japan, with members of Kataoka's family. There is an active bench warrant out for Kataoka's arrest in the U.S., and Hana's abduction remains unsolved.
Abductor Information:
Rumi Kataoka
Circa 2005
Name:
Rumi Kataoka
Date of Birth:
May 7, 1968
Alias/Nickname:
Lumi
Height:
5'5"
Weight:
96 lbs,
Hair Color:
Black
Eye Color:
Brown
Gender:
Female
Race:
Asian
Medical:
Kataoka suffers from slight scoliosis and has a history of depression and alcohol abuse.
Investigating Agency/Contact:

Wayne Township Police Department: 1-973-694-1800
Or
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678

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