Madison, Mississippi teen Abigail Grace Bonner vanished on Saturday, and now her family has taken to Facebook to aid in the search for her. Numerous media sources are also involved in the search, but the overall sentiment seems to be that this young girl ran away from home. The urgency in the family's search efforts indicate that they are very worried for her safety, even if she is merely a runaway -- but but just because she's a runaway doesn't mean she's not in danger. So what is really known about her disappearance?
The Facebook page dedicated to her search is treating this case like she was kidnapped. They are sharing updates frequently, including the fact that the woods are being searched for the girl.Police are also accessing her computer accounts in hopes of finding more information on where she could have vanished. However, a post by someone called "uncle Moe" says that she did not have a cellphone, but her iPod was "wiped clean" and left behind. He also claims that it looks like she left on her own.
Whether this young woman ran away from home voluntarily or if she was kidnapped, she could still be in danger. She could have met up with a predator, or she could be in some other kind of danger. In a recent case, Ariel Castro kept Michelle Knight captive for over a decade -- and she was originally a teen runaway. So it's highly likely that this could happen to any missing girl.
Hopefully there was no reason to worry and Abigail Bonner ends up found safely, but it's important to keep ahold of caution, because anything is possible. If t his young lady is at risk of being harmed, it's already been a couple of days since she was last seen, so the urgency should increase. If officials are searching the woods near her home, then there is indeed a level of fear to be had.
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