California Girl Found After Vanishing in Middle of Night
Police looking for 2 men in mysterious case
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Mar 28, 2013 10:48 AM CDT

(Newser) – When a 10-year-old California girl's mother checked on her at 1am Wednesday, the girl was in her bedroom, safe and sound. About two hours later she noticed the bedroom door was slightly open; the mother looked in, and the girl was gone. She was found six miles away yesterday afternoon, barefoot and wearing a different shirt than the one she'd been wearing the night before, covered in scrapes and bruises, some to her face. Now, police are looking for answers in the bizarre case, the LA Times reports.

"We don't know what happened," an LA police commander says. But "she didn't make it … a distance of some six miles by herself." Police assume the child was abducted, and are looking for two men in a black pickup truck that may have been involved. Officials are working on an exhaustive review of local business security footage; they say they now believe that multiple cars had been used, and that they have identified multiple locations she had been taken to.

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mind_riot
Mar 29, 2013 1:31 AM CDT
looks like the y are wisely keeping the lid tight on this , but since its LAPD i foresee a beating in the future for these two probably after the beating of several others . still i cant think of a nicer bunch of guys i would want to find these pricks . were definitely going to hell
kateINC
Mar 28, 2013 2:42 PM CDT
Really scarey. Glad that she was found and hope the cops figure out what happened and who was responsible.
StationaryMan
Mar 28, 2013 1:57 PM CDT
When my kids were 10 I only checked on them if I heard something out of place. And at 10 my kids could of walked 6 miles.