Search in Portsmouth, NH related to missing Colo. girl

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October 11, 2012, 1:07 pm
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(NECN) - The search for a missing 10-year-old girl from Colorado has a possible link to New Hampshire.

Police in Portsmouth say they did search an area this morning in connection with the disappearance of Jessica Ridgeway.

Police found an abandoned car in a parking lot near Wal-Mart on Lafayette Road.

They tell us the car is similar to the description of one police in Maine had been searching for.

That car was linked to a possible sighting of Ridgeway in Dexter, Maine on Sunday.

The Portsmouth Herald says a k-9 unit was called in to investigate both the car and the surrounding area.
     
Jessica Ridgeway was last seen nearly a week ago when she left her house to walk to school.
     
Police believe she was abducted.

Tags: colorado, missing girl, portsmouth new hampshire, Jessica Ridgeway, dexter maine
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