A 20-year-old soldier went missing earlier this week while stationed in Texas. After her dissapearance an “extensive search” is underway.
Army officials said in a press release that Private First Class Vanessa Guillen was last seen on Wednesday, April 22, at 1:00 p.m. local time in a parking lot at squadron headquarters in Fort Hood. They also beg the public for help finding the missing soldier.
Afterward, several items belonging to Guillen were “found in the armory room,” where she had been working before her disappearance. The items included her car keys, ID and wallet.
In addition to releasing several photographs of Guillen, authorities advised that she “was last seen wearing a black T-shirt.”
The soldier’s sister has also shared a series of emotional messages on social media.
“My sister…. last seen two days ago. Phone last tracked at Belton, Texas. No contact with boyfriend, close friends or family,” Mayra Guillen said in a Facebook message on Friday. “Something is not right please help me find her.”
“My little girl,” Mayra wrote in another post. “I promise I’ll find you.”