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FBI offers $15K reward in case of kidnapped N Carolina teen

This photo provided by the Lumberton Police Department shows Hania Noelia Aguilar. Police in North Carolina say the 13-year-old girl has been kidnapped from a mobile home park. Lumberton police Capt. Terry Parker tells news outlets that witnesses described a man with a yellow bandana over his face grabbing Aguilar from a yard in the Rosewood Mobile Home Park just before 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. (Lumberton Police Department via AP)

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — The FBI is offering a $15,000 reward in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.

News outlets report the search for Hania Noelia Aguilar also expanded Tuesday as authorities circulated her picture across North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.

Family members say the eighth grader went outside Monday morning to start a relative’s SUV to prepare to leave for the bus stop.

Police say a man then forced her into a green Ford Expedition with the South Carolina license plate NWS 984 and drove off.

FBI Supervisor Andy de la Rocha read a statement from Hania’s mother saying she doesn’t “have anything against whoever did this to” her daughter and just wants her back.

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