NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (CBS/AP) — The FBI, state and local authorities are adding manpower to help in the search for a missing 14-year-old North Conway girl that is entering its third day.
Police say Abigail Hernandez left Kennett High School around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon and they believe she made it home. But when her mother arrived home, the girl was gone.
Conway Police Chief Edward Wagner says police are treating it as a missing person’s case. He won’t discuss specific evidence but says there’s nothing suspicious so far.
The FBI announced during a noon news conference on Friday that agents from as far away as Virginia, including a child abduction response team, are heading to New Hampshire to help.
About 15 New Hampshire Fish & Game officers are involved and are using a boat to search a nearby pond.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children also has distributed information about Abigail. Officials also released a surveillance photo of Hernandez at school the day of her disappearance, in hopes someone would recognize her clothing. The FBI is asking anyone with tips to call them.
Abigail is 5-foot-4-inches tall and weighs 118 pounds with brown hair and eyes. She was last seen wearing black stretch pants, tall brown boots and a grey sweater.
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