Update: Abigayle Wietharn, a fourteen-year-old from Olathe who disappeared on September 1 under what the Colorado Bureau of Investigation described as "suspicious circumstances," has been found safe with two boys whose names appear in our original post below -- and those circumstances apparently weren't so suspicious after all. Always nice to pass along some good news. See our previous coverage below.
Original post, 5:56 a.m. September 4: Abigayle Wietharn, fourteen, has been missing since Monday -- and she may be more than a runaway.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigations has issued an alert about the teen, whose disappearance is described as possibly suspicious.
Abigaye was last seen at around 11 p.m. on Labor Day, September 1, at 205 Allison in Olathe, a location captured in the following interactive graphic. If you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map."
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Investigators believe she could be in the company of two fellow teens: Julian Zeferino-Mechor, thirteen, and Billy Mundell, seventeen. Unlike Abigayle, both the boys have Facebook pages, but the material on them can be described as typical. Julian's features multiple photos of him throwing gangsta signs while wearing a bandanna over his face (hardly abnormal behavior for a thirteen-year-old), while Billy's sports sensitive posts about his feelings, including one in which he thanks his mom for letting him invite friends over.
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The Montrose Press cites a Delta Police Department Facebook post noting that Abigayle may be "traveling in a 1995 green Pontiac Grand Am, Colorado license plate 350TEA." No word about which direction she (and presumably the boys) could be heading.
Anyone with information about Abigayle's whereabouts is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Greg Birely of the Delta Police Department at 970-874-7676, Delta Dispatch at 970-874-2015 or the Olathe Police at 970-323-4357. Here's a larger look at Abigayle's photo.
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