Statement on Missing Teamster Member Sierra Shields

Teamsters Urge Anyone with Information on Missing Flight Attendant to Come Forward

Jan 27, 2016, 15:48 ET from International Brotherhood of Teamsters

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sierra Shields, a flight attendant with Shuttle America for Delta and United Airlines flights, and a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has been missing since Jan. 14, 2016. She was last seen leaving New York's LaGuardia Airport on foot that morning.

The Queens resident is known for being a loving, devoted daughter and an active member of the Connection Church. She is described as 5'6" or 5'7", weighing approximately 160 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time," said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division. "As a union, we look out for our own. Sierra and her family need help at this time. If anyone has seen her or has information relevant to this missing person case, please contact the proper authorities as soon as possible. You can also help by sharing her picture and information on social media."

If you have seen Sierra Shields or have information relevant to this missing person case, please call the New York City Police Department Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477.

Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women in the United States and Canada. Visit www.teamster.org for more information. Follow us on Twitter @Teamsters and "like" us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/teamsters.

Contact: 
Kara Deniz, 202-624-6911 
kdeniz@teamster.org

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SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters



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