Update: With the assistance from the Petersburg Bureau of Police, police have located Maryaih Rhem and her son, Royce Rhem safe and unharmed in Petersburg, Virginia. Patrick Parrish has also been taken into custody in Petersburg and will be served on the outstanding warrants.
Dec. 27, 2020
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield Police are searching for an abducted female and her missing child, as well as the man who abducted her.
On Dec. 27, 2020, police responded to the 12500 block of Mount Blanco Court for a report of an abduction and shots fired. On scene, police learned an armed male, identified as Patrick Sharod Parrish, had exited a vehicle and demanded to see the victim. Once the victim, identified at Maryaih Rhem, exited the residence, she was forcefully put into the vehicle as Parrish was firing a rifle. The vehicle fled with Parrish and Rhem, 24, inside.
Rhem, of the 6100 block of Leopold Circle in Chesterfield, is a black female, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.
Police obtained warrants for Parrish, 29, of the 800 block of Gladstone Street in Petersburg, for: abduction, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless handling of a firearm, brandishing and discharging a firearm within 600 feet of a home. Parrish is a black male, about 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing about 191 pounds; he has black hair and brown eyes. The vehicle used in this abduction is believed to be a white Dodge Stratus with no hub caps.
During the course of the investigation, officers learned that Rhem has a 12-month-old son, Royce Rhem; police have been unable to locate Royce. Royce is described as a black male, about 2 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 28 pounds. Royce has a mole under his left eye.
Police continue to investigate this incident and are asking anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 748-0660 or through the P3 app.
Photos: A photo of Patrick Sharod Parrish is at right and photos of Maryaih Rhem and Royce Rhem are below.