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Abduction Investigation Continues

August 1, 2012 State of Idaho, Teton County, Teton Valley No Comments
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Teton County, Idaho Sheriff’s officials are still trying to determine the circumstances surrounding an apparent abduction of a teen-aged girl from a field just outside Victor.  Sheriff’s deputies, Firefighters, Search and Rescue and local citizens rallied Monday evening to rescue the girl who said she had been hit over the head and taken to the mountains east of Victor.  The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call shortly after 9:00 pm from a woman stating her 15-year-old daughter had called her from her cell phone saying she believed she had been hit on the head while working in a field just east of town. The Victor girl, whose name is not being released, told her mother she thought she was in the mountains east of Victor.  Phone contact was established between the victim and searchers and at approximately 11:30 pm, searcher located the girl in the game creek area.  Sheriff’s Spokesperson Valee Wells says the girl had suffered scrapes, bruises and bumps, and was transported to Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg where she was admitted for treatment.  Wells says there was no evidence of sexual assault.  Wells says the girl had no recollection of the attack or how she ended up where she was when she regained consciousness off trail in the mountains. Sheriff’s officers are continuing their investigation at the location the girl was found, and are seeking tips from anyone who may have seen or heard something or even has suspicions about the incident.  Tips may be called in to the sheriff’s office at 208-354-2323.

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