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Ryoko Uchiyama

Wanted FugitiveParental Abduction
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Suspect Details

Suspect Name
Ryoko Uchiyama
Suspect Alias
Ryoko Lin
Wanted Fugitive
Wanted For
Parental Abduction
Connection to Victim
Open source information indicates Ryoko Uchiyama (48) is believed to have left Los Angeles, CA area with her daughter Melissa Hinako Braden on or about 03/16/2006.

Uchiyama was involved in a custody dispute with the child's father and is believed to have fled to Japan. A warrant for child custody deprivation was issued for the arrest of Uchiyama by the Superior Court of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, on 03/27/2006.

A federal arrest warrant was issued on 05/15/2006, by the United States District Court, Central District of California, after Uchiyama was charged with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution (UFAP).

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
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Distinguishing Features
Uchiyama has a scar on her lower abdomen. Uchiyama is believed to have training as a
kindergarten school teacher and enjoys antique shopping. 
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FBI Information

FBI Field Office Division
FBI Los Angeles

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