Two missing Amish girls have caused police to put out an Amber Alert. According to CBS News, Fannie Miller, 12, and Delila Miller, 6, were abducted at their family’s roadside stand (seen above) on Wednesday evening. Police believe the two girls were kidnapped around 7:20 pm in Oswegatchie, in upstate New York, not far from the Canadian border. Witnesses say that they saw a small, white 4-door Sedan pull up to the stand and throw something in the back seat. When the car drove away, the two young girls were gone. The license plate of the car is unknown.
The Miller sisters both have brown hair and brown eyes, and were wearing dark blue dresses with a blue apron and black bonnet when they went missing.
“Fannie is approximately 5 feet tall and weighs 90 pounds; she is also cross-eyed. Delila is about 4 feet tall and 50 pounds; she has a round scar on her forehead and is missing front teeth.”
The missing Amish girls could be anywhere at this point. According to FOX News, police patrols have been searching for them for hours and don’t have any solid leads just yet. Scott Bonno, a St. Lawrence County Undersheriff, has called the area where the girls were abducted from a “crime scene.” At this point, everything is being looked into, and people in the area are on high alert.
“A tarp has been laid at scene to protect potential evidence at what is believed to be a crime scene. We don’t have a lot of good leads, but you begin to utilize logic. We’re going to start looking at sex offenders in the community, just to eliminate them as suspects, if nothing else.”
In a related report by The Inquisitr, another abduction has been in the news lately. New Hampshire teen Abigail Hernandez recently returned home after going missing nine months ago. Details of her abduction have not been revealed, but her lawyer has said that his client suffered “unspeakable violence.” A 34-year-old man named Nathaniel E. Kibbe is believed to have been her kidnapper, and he is in custody. It is unknown what Kibbe did to the 15-year-old, but it’s clear that she is lucky to be home alive. Bravely, Hernandez has faced Kibbe in court, sitting with her family and staying calm at his hearing.
Everyone hopes that the Miller girls are brought home safe as well.
Anyone with information about the missing Amish girls should call the St. Lawrence Co. Sheriff’s Office at (866) NYS-AMBER or 911.
[Photo courtesy of Beth Cefalu, NewsChannel 9 WSYR]