I am praying like crazy they find this young girl. She was last seen with a registered sex offender.
AMBER ALERT: Missing 12-year-old girl, vehicle last seen near Brunswick Co.Posted: Sep 24, 2012 7:42 PM EDT Updated: Sep 25, 2012 7:44 AM EDT
RALEIGH, NC (WECT) - An amber alert has been issued to find a missing 12-year-old from Carteret County and the vehicle from the alleged abductor was last seen on Highway 17 near the South Carolina border, assumed to be Brunswick County.
Abigale Faith Lefevers is a 12-year-old white female. She's approximately 5'4" tall, weighing 90 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black Nike shoes and carrying a pink backpack with peace signs.
According to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office, Abigale was last seen by her father Sunday night at her home. When he woke up around 6:25 Monday morning, he realized she was gone.
According to the alert issued by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, there is believed to be one abductor. Timothy Howard Newman, 38, is 5'8" tall and has brown hair and brown eyes.
Police said Newman had been talking with Abigale in the past several weeks. Newman is a registered sex offender.
His vehicle, a red 1998 Chrysler Sebring with North Carolina plate AKT6534, was last seen around 1:45 Monday morning. It was last spotted near the South Carolina line on U.S. 17.
If you have any information about this, you're being asked to contact the Carteret County Sheriff at 252-504-4800, call 911 or *HP.
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