FBI Joins Search for Missing NH Girl

11-year-old Celina Cass vanished from bedroom
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2011 1:40 AM CDT
Family friends hold up missing posters for Celina Cass for passing cars to view outside the family residence in Stewartstown.   (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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(Newser) – The disappearance of an 11-year-old girl has left a small town in northern New Hampshire shaken and mystified. Celina Cass was last seen playing on a computer in her bedroom around 9pm Monday night. There's no clear indication that she ran away or was kidnapped, and there are no signs of a struggle, investigators tell AP.

Helicopters, dogs, boats, and all-terrain vehicles have been used to scour the area around Stewartstown, which lies just a mile from the Canadian border. The FBI has deployed a rapid-response team specializing in child abductions, and police are going through the home's phone and computer records. Celina's stepfather describes her as a quiet girl who would never have left home on her own.

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