Missing Hampton mother and child’s vehicle located in Newport News; NN Police now leading investigation

Posted at 8:24 AM, May 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-14 08:25:49-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The vehicle of missing Hampton mother Keir Johnson was found in Newport News as of May 14, according to Virginia State Police.

Hampton Police say Keir Johnson's 2013 black Kia Optima was found in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Arch Street.

However, Keir and her daughter, Chloe Johnson, are still missing. Police tell News 3 they could both be in danger.

Newport News Police are now leading the investigation into their disappearance.

The two were last seen together on April 30.

Chloe is a black, 8-month-old female infant with brown eyes and black hair. The child is believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen in the 1900 block of Hastings Drive.

On May 18 the AMBER Alert that was previously issued expired, but police continue their search.

Keir is a black female who was last seen wearing blue jeans, tee-shirt and glasses.

Keir’s mother, Rhonda Crews, spoke at a press conference held Friday and pleaded for her daughter and granddaughter’s safe return.

“I would like to thank everybody for their help. And I would appreciate it a lot if you all could bring my kids home because I really want them home and I want them back. So anything you could do to help me in any way, please do.”

If you have information that can help call 757-727-6505.