Authorities introduced on Thursday that they discovered a inexperienced SUV that was used to kidnap a 13-year-old woman from exterior her dwelling in North Carolina on Monday. The FBI mentioned they haven’t but situated Hania Noelia Aguilar.
The inexperienced Ford Expedition was found on Quincey Drive in Lumberton, North Carolina, the FBI introduced. An proof response workforce, together with brokers with coaching in proof and evaluation, would course of the SUV.
“Somebody referred to as 911 and mentioned they noticed the automobile backed up within the woods,” Lumberton Police Chief Michael McNeill mentioned throughout a press convention on Thursday, based on WRAL. “We instantly secured the scene. There’s an unimaginable quantity of investigative work happening to search out Hania. That’s our primary aim proper now.”
The automobile was found only a day after the FBI requested video or nonetheless photographs from anybody who could have captured the world the place the woman was kidnapped. The Lumberton Police Division and the FBI additionally launched two photographs of the SUV on Wednesday.
“These footage assist us, however we want proof to search out the SUV and to search out Hania and convey her dwelling secure to her mom and to the neighborhood the place she lives and get her again to high school safely,” McNeill mentioned on Wednesday. “We’re asking anybody within the Lumberton space who could have a digicam or video surveillance system to avoid wasting the video and call the tip line instantly.”
The SUV had a South Carolina license plate and was registered to Velasquez Hernandez of Summerville, South Carolina, based on WMBF.
Aguilar was kidnapped on Monday morning as she waited for her household to take her to high school. She was ready on the Rosewood Cell Dwelling Park off Elizabethtown in Lumbertown, The Information & Observer reported. An Amber alert was issued on Monday.
Somebody referred to as 911 on Monday and claimed the automobile was working when the woman was taken by a male topic sporting all black and a yellow bandanna, The Information & Observer reported.
The teenager was described as a 5-foot-tall Hispanic feminine, weighing about 126 kilos. Aguilar, who has black hair and brown eyes, was final seen sporting a blue shirt with flowers and blue denims.
Authorities urged anybody with photographs or details about the kidnapping to name the Lumberton Police Division tip at 910-272-5871. The FBI has a $15,000 reward for any info that helps regulation enforcement find Aguilar.