WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the whereabouts of Sierra Shields.
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 5'6" or 5'7", weighing approximately 160 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
"The Teamsters are deeply concerned about the recent developments surrounding Ms. Shields. Today we demonstrate our continued commitment to finding her," said Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President. "We are offering a reward of $10,000 to anyone who gives the authorities information that leads to the discovery of her whereabouts. It is imperative that we find her. If anybody has information that can help us do this, we ask that he or she please come forward."
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Sierra's family," 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.
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SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters