24-Year-Old Shanaya Coley left her home to go to work Dec 7th, 2017 and was last seen outside of her apartment on Colonial Ave. in Patterson. According to Shanaya Coley’s father Willie Coley, he stated Shanaya kissed her 3-year-old son before leaving for a late shift at a nursing home in Wyckoff. He said that she had her son’s Christmas gifts hidden for him in her car.
Willie Coley said after Shanaya left, he and his grandson finished watching “Paw Patrol” and once it was over his grandson went to bed. Willie said less than an hour later there was a knock at the family’s door. There were an officer and other law enforcement stringing up yellow crime scene tape.
Willie stated that as he walked over to the parking lot that he saw blood on the ground near the parking space that Shanaya regularly parks her car. Officer’s found Shanaya’s glasses on the ground, that’s when he realizes that something was wrong. Less than 50 yards from her home Shanaya had been attacked and abducted in her own car.
Authorities have only released a few details pertaining to the case. Authorities have not said rather or not if Shanaya was taken by someone who knows her or if it was at random. There was a report made by a neighbor who called 911 and stated that there was a violent altercation.
Willie Coley states that Shanaya recently got a restraining order against a man who had been stalking her. Which authorities told him the man’s name, Willie does not know who the man is.
They suspect used Shanaya’s 2013 Nissan Altima as a getaway vehicle. Authorities have released the license plate number of the victim’s car: R74-HRX. They are asking anyone with information to call 862-849-6019 or 973-321-1120.