Police officials in western Michigan are investigating the disappearance of a 25-year old clerk at a local gas station who may have been abducted as she tallied the receipts at the end of her shift. Jessica Heeringa, 25, has been missing since Sunday evening when customers at the Exxon Mobil Gas Station in Norton Shores, Michigan, found the retail store of the station open for business but with no employees manning the cash register.
Witnesses have given a description to the police of a suspicious white male, age 30 to 40 and about 6 feet tall. They are also searching for a Chrysler Town & Country Minivan painted silver.
Police believe that she may have been familiar with her abductor.’
‘There is no sign of a struggle in the store, so it’s possible she knew who the person was as a customer or as an acquaintance,’ Chief Shaw told ABCNews.
Heeringa’s mother Shelly has been pleading with local officials to take her daughter’s disappearance seriously, since she has not heard a word from her since Sunday and is convinced that she was abducted as she was ready to end her shift at the cash station.
There has been no sighting in the area of the blond-haired Heeringa or her alleged abductor, although members of the local community have been advised to report any sightings to local law enforcement. In addition, there have been no ransom demands for her safe return.