Madison Bell, of Greenfield, vanished Sunday after telling her mother she was going to a tanning salon that had reopened after easing statewide coronavirus lockdown measures. He said tips leading to the whereabouts of Bell may be eligible for a reward.
'She would always contact me even if she was going to be five minutes late, ' the distraught mother said. Authorities say they believe she never made it there.
The 18-year-old from OH never made it to the tanning salon, with her auto found unlocked in a church parking lot nearby.
Bell said she tried to unlock Madison's phone but was unable to and handed it over to law enforcement. Bell's phone, as well as the coins and paper money in the change compartment, were still in her vehicle.
A man with a scruffy beard is being sought for questioning in the disappearance of an 18-year-old OH woman. "Since Sunday. So I'm hoping ... they'll find her because we miss her and we love her so much".
"There's got to be a balance here between what's good for the community as far as how important it is to be out there, supporting that family and also the importance of trying to prevent a pandemic".
No more information regarding the leads was given and authorities said they would provide an update as soon as possible.
According to a Facebook page 'Madison Bell Search, ' Rescue 101 SAR & Texas Equisearch is looking for volunteers to help search for Bell this weekend on foot and by ATV.
According to WLWT, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has also joined the search. The announcement was made in a news release early Saturday morning. Searchers must be over the age of 18 and must present a valid ID.
Donations should be dropped off at 12646 Centerfield Rd.
Police described Bell as a white female with brown eyes and brown hair.
Officials say Bell has a cross tattoo on her neck and a ghost tattoo on her side. Bell also has tape-in hair extensions and a left nostril piercing.
Greenfield Councilman Eric Borini told the station a lot of Bell's classmates at McClain High School are upset over her disappearance.
Emily Nestor joined in on the search for 18-year-old Bell, whose disappearance is gaining attention on a local, state, and national level.