The states of North and South Carolina have issued an amber alert for a 12-year-old girl. Police say she was abducted by a 38-year-old man.
Deputies in Carteret County says Timothy Howard Newman abducted Abigale Faith Lefevers early Monday morning. Lefevers is described as five feet, four inches tall with brown hair and eyes. Officials say she was wearing black Nike shoes and carrying a pink backpack with peace signs.
Newman is describes as five feet, eight inches tall, weighing about 210 pounds with brown hair and eyes.
He is believed to be driving a red 1998 Chrysler Sebring with NC license tag number AKT6534. The vehicle was last seen U.S. Highway 17 south, near the South Carolina border.
Anyone who may have spotted Lefevers or Newman is asked to call the Carteret County Sheriff Office immediately at (252) 504-4800, call 911 or dial *HP.