Update 1:13 p.m. EST Nov. 7: Video images of the stolen SUV allegedly used to kidnap Hania Noelia Aguilar were released Wednesday by the Lumberton Police Department and the FBI.
Police did not reveal the vehicle’s exact location, but said the image was captured near the eighth-grader’s home in Lumberton, North Carolina, the television station reported. Police also captured an image of the stolen SUV on a surveillance camera in Lumberton.
Police said a man forced the 13-year-old girl into her family's green 2002 Ford Expedition, which is registered to Velasquez Hernandez of Summerville, S.C.
Authorities are asking anyone in the Lumberton area who may have a camera or video surveillance system to save the video and contact the tip line immediately at 910-272-5871.
Original report: Police in North Carolina are searching for a 13-year-old girl who they said was kidnapped Monday morning.
Police said the man forced the victim into a green 2002 Ford Expedition.
An Amber Alert has been issued for the teen.
Witnesses could not describe the suspect other than to say he had a yellow bandana over his face.
Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Pete Locklear at the Lumberton Police Department 910-671-3845 immediately.
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