VIDEO: Authorities try to ID man seen in area of kidnapping

Hania Noelia Aguilar (Photo credit: FBI)

The stolen SUV connected to the abduction of a 13-year-old girl in North Carolina has been found, according to the FBI.

Authorities say the Ford Expedition was found just before 8 a.m. on Thursday, off Quincey Drive in Lumberton, but Hania Aguilar is still missing.

Federal officials said the FBI's Evidence Response Team will process the vehicle.

Authorities say Aguilar was outside her home at the Rosewood Mobile Home Park on Nov. 5, 2018, when witnesses saw a man dressed in all black and wearing a yellow bandanna force her into a relative's SUV, that was parked in the driveway.

On Wednesday, federal authorities and the Lumberton Police Department announced that investigators found two images of the SUV in surveillance footage near Aguilar's home, which were captured just minutes after her abduction.

On Thursday, authorities asked for help identifying a person seen on surveillance video walking near the scene of the kidnapping. The man appears to be wearing light colored shoes, a light colored shirt and a hoodie. He was walking south on Lambeth Street, then turned north on Highway 41/Elizabethtown Highway toward Rosewood Mobile Home Park.

"Several vehicles were seen on the video driving by. If you saw the individual on the morning on Nov. 5 or know this man, please contact our tip line at 910-272-5871 with any information," the FBI said in a news release. "If you are this individual, please call the tip line and speak with investigators, your assistance may help in locating Hania."

Hania is a Hispanic female, 5 feet tall, and weighs about 126 pounds. She has black hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt with flowers and blue jeans.

The Lumberton Police Department has set up a special tip line to call if you have information to help investigators find Aguilar at 910-272-5871.

FBI officials are asking residents or business owners on or around Quincey Drive who have a video surveillance camera system to call the tip line at 910-272-5871.


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