Lumberton kidnapping of Hania Aguilar: What we know

Lumberton kidnapping of Hania Aguilar: What we know
Two more surveillance videos show man walking near Hania Noelia Aguilar kidnapping scene
Hania Noelia Aguilar, an eighth grade student at Lumberton Junior High School, was abducted at 6:58 a.m. Monday at Rosewood Mobile Home while she waited in her yard for the rest of her family to come outside and drive to school.

Hania is a 13-year-old Hispanic female about 5 feet tall and weighs 126 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a blue shirt with flowers and blue jeans.

The FBI's Evidence Response Team said they will process the vehicle while the search for 13-year-old Hania Aguilar continues. Anyone who lives or owns a business on or around Quincey Road and has a video surveillance camera system is asked to please call the tip line 910-272-5871. 

A witness saw a man dressed in all black and wearing a yellow bandana over his face force Hania into a relative’s SUV.

Aguilar was last seen at the Rosewood Mobile Home Park waiting for the rest of her family to come outside and drive to school when she was forced into a car just before 7 a.m., according to the FBI and Lumberton Police Department. 

Exclusive: Mother of kidnapped girl has faith daughter will be found safe

FBI investigators released a new surveillance video, hoping someone will be able to identify the person seen walking near the kidnapping scene around the time the abduction happened.

Hania is described as a Hispanic female, 5 feet tall, weighing approximately 126 pounds. She has black hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt with flowers and blue jeans, authorities said. 

The video shows a man wearing light colored shoes, a light colored shirt and a hoodie walking south on Lambert Street, then turning North on N.C. 41/Elizabethtown Highway toward the mobile home park.

“I just want my daughter back with me. I am here waiting for you, I love you and only care about you and I don’t have anything against whoever did this to you. I just want you back.” 

Authorities are seeking more video by asking resident and business owners on or near Quincey Drive who have video surveillance systems to check them to see if they captured images of the SUV.

Individuals with disabilities may contact Jerry Luna at publicfile@wthr.com, or 317.655.5680, for assistance with access to the public inspection files.

FBI: SUV used to kidnap NC girl has been found

LUMBERTON — Authorities say they have found the SUV stolen during the kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl at a North Carolina mobile home park, and now hope to identify a person seen in a surveillance video.

Mother of kidnapped NC teen pleads for her safe return

The FBI said in a statement that the green Ford Expedition was found Thursday in the Lumberton area, about eight miles from the mobile home park where Hania Noelia Aguilar was abducted Monday.

Investigators are also seeking help in identifying a person seen on surveillance video walking near the kidnapping scene.

Relatives say the eighth-grader went outside Monday morning to start a relatives SUV to prepare to leave for the bus stop. Police say a man then forced her into the SUV and drove off.


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