Missing 4-year-old has had multiple brain surgeries, requires constant care

Maleah Davis' stepfather said two Hispanic men beat him unconscious as he checked his tire on the side of the road and when he woke up, she and his car were gone.
1:24 | 05/07/19

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There is a desperate search tonight for a missing 4-year-old girl in Houston. Volunteers are now joining Houston police at this hour, looking for Malia Davis, who needs special medical care. Her step-father says she was abducted by three men in a pickup truck after he says they were targeted on the highway. ABC's Maggie Rulli is in Texas tonight. Reporter: Tonight, the search for 4-year-old Malia Davis intense giving outside Houston. I just want to find her. I just want to find her. Reporter: She also requires constant care after multiple brain surgeries. Her step-father, Darion Vence, says he was driving with Malia and her 2-year-old half-brother to pick up her mother at the airport when he stopped to check a tire. He says that's when a blue pickup similar to this one pulled up. Two hispanic males get out. One of them makes a comment saying that Maleah looks very nice, very sweet. The other male hits Darion in the head. Reporter: He says he was beaten unconscious, waking up on the side of this highway nearly 24 hours later on Saturday night. His 2-year-old with him. But his car and Maleah gone. We'd love for the public to help us so we can fill in the blanks in this story. Reporter: David, Malia was reportedly removed from her family's hope last August amid allegations of physical abuse. David, the family was later cleared. David? Maggie, thank you. And next this evening, new

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