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Thu Aug 22, 2013, 02:59 PM

Missing Black Girls Alert!: 2-Teens Missing After “Meeting Man At Mall They Met On Internet”

(Video at link)

Two Cypress families were frantically searching from Houston to San Antonio for their missing teen daughters.

Liana Andrews, 16, and Kacie Watson, 14, are church friends and vanished on Friday night. Liana’s grandmother was watching the pair and went to bed. “Liana and Kacie were both in Liana’s bedroom on the phone giggling,’ said Lana Turner, Liana’s mother. “That’s the last time anyone saw them.”

Liana sent a message to her grandmother that said they would be back home on Saturday around 1:30 p.m. The pair never showed up. Andrews only has a learner’s permit, but when she and her 14-year old friend vanished, so did her mother’s car, a 2001 Gold Chrysler Sebring. It was found days later abandoned in Downtown San Antonio near the courthouse with some of their personal belongings still in it.

“No girls would leave their makeup and clothes,” said Ernestine Lomaz, Watson’s grandmother. “Not those two. They wouldn’t leave their makeup and clothes in a car.” The families believed the girls went to see a man they met online so police consider them runaways.

The families want it reclassified as a missing persons case. “This is not a runaway case,’ Turner said. “My daughter and her friend are in danger. I know that and I want them found.”

If you have seen Liana and Kacie, you’re being asked to call the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 713-221-6000 or report it on the county’s missing persons website.

http://bossip.com/823263/missing-black-girls-alert-2-teens-missing-after-meeting-man-at-mall-they-met-on-internet-video/

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Reply Missing Black Girls Alert!: 2-Teens Missing After “Meeting Man At Mall They Met On Internet” (Original post)
redqueen Aug 2013 OP
cali Aug 2013 #1
ZombieHorde Aug 2013 #4
MynameisBlarney Aug 2013 #12
JustAnotherGen Aug 2013 #2
redqueen Aug 2013 #7
ZombieHorde Aug 2013 #3
pnwmom Aug 2013 #5
pnwmom Aug 2013 #6
JustAnotherGen Aug 2013 #8
OnlinePoker Aug 2013 #23
Wait Wut Aug 2013 #9
Sissyk Aug 2013 #10
shenmue Aug 2013 #11
LuvNewcastle Aug 2013 #13
stevil Aug 2013 #14
skydive forever Aug 2013 #15
skeewee08 Aug 2013 #17
LuvNewcastle Aug 2013 #18
Rebellious Republican Aug 2013 #21
Fantastic Anarchist Aug 2013 #30
skeewee08 Aug 2013 #16
LittleBlue Aug 2013 #19
nadinbrzezinski Aug 2013 #20
Yo_Mama Aug 2013 #22
Shrike47 Aug 2013 #24
Raine1967 Aug 2013 #25
hedgehog Aug 2013 #26
giftedgirl77 Aug 2013 #27
Trailrider1951 Aug 2013 #28
PotatoChip Aug 2013 #33
Fantastic Anarchist Aug 2013 #29
freshwest Aug 2013 #31
BainsBane Aug 2013 #32
steve2470 Aug 2013 #34
Ilsa Aug 2013 #35
justiceischeap Aug 2013 #36
redqueen Aug 2013 #37
FarCenter Aug 2013 #38
leftynyc Aug 2013 #39
JustAnotherGen Aug 2013 #40

Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:01 PM

1. shit. here's to hoping they find them quickly- and unharmed.

doesn't sound good.

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Response to cali (Reply #1)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:03 PM

4. I agree, it sounds really bad. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:29 PM

12. Oh man

I hope they are found safe and the scumbag that took them arrested.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:01 PM

2. Thanks

In NJ - but will parse out on my social networking sites. Those are 'my girls' - shame on me if I don't.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #2)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:10 PM

7. Thanks to you and everyone else giving this a big signal boost.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:03 PM

3. Sad. Life is hard enough without kidnappings. nt

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:05 PM

5. I'll send this to the Texans I know. Runaways don't leave their stuff behind. n/t

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #5)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:09 PM

6. The reporter says the FBI is "now assisting." This should be an Amber alert.

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #6)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:16 PM

8. Agreed!

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #5)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:10 PM

23. I did.

I only took my wallet.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:22 PM

9. Runaways.

Why the hell does everyone assume a teenager is a runaway?

Let's say these two young ladies did run away from home. Is that a reason to shrug it off and do nothing? A missing child under the age of consent is a missing child, whether or not they went missing intentionally.

I hope they come home safe. They don't sound like runaways to me. When they do come home safe, someone needs to sit them down and teach them some scary facts about the internet.

Someone upthread mentioned the FBI has gotten involved. Good. Hopefully they can track that guy down through his IP address.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:23 PM

10. K&R

Here's hoping that Liana and Kacie are found safe and sound. I don't know anyone personally in Texas but I can call the Sheriff's Office and ask that it be reclassified as a missing persons case.

Good luck and prayers to both families.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:24 PM

11. Lord have mercy

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:32 PM

13. I think it would be a great thing if there was a missing persons channel.

Considering all the thousands of people who go missing every year, I think there would be plenty of cases for them to discuss daily, and it could potentially do a lot of good.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:33 PM

14. Kick

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:33 PM

15. I kept looking to see if this is a gag

The media never seems to cover missing black kids, only missing white kids. Its really sad that I'm so jaded that that is my first thought. My prayers for the kids and their families.

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Response to skydive forever (Reply #15)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:42 PM

17. Agree skydive

I sure do hope the media covers this.

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Response to skydive forever (Reply #15)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 04:13 PM

18. I thought the same thing.

They don't mention missing boys, either. It's usually white girls, specifically blonde white girls. I hope they find these girls soon. The longer they stay missing, the less hope there is they'll be found alive. I hope a lot of parents are talking to their kids tonight about meeting people from the internet. There's plenty of adults that need to think about it too.

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Response to skydive forever (Reply #15)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:00 PM

21. Cute little white blonde girls to be more exact.

 

And yes i am a white man and said it.

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Response to Rebellious Republican (Reply #21)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 06:39 PM

30. I thought the same thing.

Why isn't the media all over this?

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 03:40 PM

16. I hope they both are found safetly

and returned home to the family.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 04:17 PM

19. "Man they met online" ah Jesus, not this again

Praying these girls make it home alive. God knows what horrors they've experienced.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 04:18 PM

20. Where is the Amber alert?

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:08 PM

22. Kick for visibility

In the hopes that publicity may save them.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:14 PM

24. Those poor girls, we can only hope they're OK.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:21 PM

25. KICKING

and I'll be sharing this.


this comment really bothered me:
The families believed the girls went to see a man they met online so police consider them runaways.
That is incredibly fucked up.

Are runaways are somehow considered lessor priorities? It seems that way, considering a woman named Michelle Knight. She was considered a Runaway in Ohio -- the police stopped looking for her.

She wasn't a runaway, it turned out.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:22 PM

26. Kick!

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:44 PM

27. kick & tweeted...

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 05:48 PM

28. Kick and rec

There is NOTHING on Houston's channel 13 about this.

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/index

WHERE IS THE AMBER ALERT???

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Response to Trailrider1951 (Reply #28)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 05:14 AM

33. +1

It seems to me that there certainly ought to be one.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Thu Aug 22, 2013, 06:37 PM

29. Let's hope they are found safe.

Yikes. What a nightmare.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 04:30 AM

31. K & R. This is very scarey and serious. I can't imagine they'd leave their things in a car either.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 04:59 AM

32. Put TX in the subject line

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 05:16 AM

34. kick nt

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 05:53 AM

35. This is a kidnapping, not a runaway situation.

Geez, how could the police be so dense about statutory rape of at least one of the victims? What about the predatory nature of a man on the internet? Can't they at least research that on the girls' computers?

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Response to Ilsa (Reply #35)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 07:17 AM

36. Bad things only happen to white girls. Black kids and boys are just runaways, not worthy of amber

alerts. Where's John Walsh when you need him?

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Response to Ilsa (Reply #35)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 10:41 AM

37. The FBI is, I imagine. nt

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 11:45 AM

38. This would be a good time to query that NSA database.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 11:47 AM

39. Sending the story

to my cousin and her husband in Houston and my nephew at UT-Austin. Doesn't hurt to have as many eyes looking as possible.

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Response to redqueen (Original post)

Fri Aug 23, 2013, 12:22 PM

40. Folks

They are still missing

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