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Family Pleads For Help Finding Missing Decatur Co. Woman

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Parents Of Holly Bobo, Dana & Karen Bobo Parents Of Holly Bobo, Dana & Karen Bobo
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PARSONS, Tenn. -  The parents of the missing 20-year-old woman in Decatur County are pleading for help to find their daughter.

The parents of 20-year-old Holly Bobo held a press conference on Thursday afternoon. A $25,000 reward is now being offered by the community.

Bobo has been missing since Wednesday morning when her brother called 911 to report she had been dragged from the carport of her her home by a man wearing camouflage clothing.

"I would tell her I love her, and tell her to call us," said her father, Dana Bobo, when asked what he would say to his daughter.

"Please help us find her, she's just so precious, you don't even know," said Karen Bobo.

Hundreds of searchers combed woods and fields in western Tennessee on Thursday looking for Holly.

"We are hopeful she's gonna be brought back soon," her father went on to say.

"The way it looks to me myself, it might have been somebody close. Somebody that kinda knew our routine, knew when she (mother) left, when I left, when my daughter left to go to school, is what I kinda got in my mind, but I don't know that for sure," her father told reporters.

"I just want her back," her mother, Karen, said in tears as she was carried away from the microphone.

"We just send a plea out to whomever might be watching to help this family, We can only imagine what they go through, they need your help," said Decatur County Sheriff Roy Wyatt.

Family, friends and volunteers are also wearing pink ribbon as a sign of hope for Holly Bobo to return home safely

Authorities said the 911 center received two phone calls when 20-year-old Holly Bobo was abducted Wednesday morning.

One was from her 25-year-old brother, who was in the home, and the other was from a woman police did not identify.

Bobo's 25-year-old brother said he saw her kidnapping Wednesday from inside their home in Parsons. The brother said the last he saw of his sister was her being dragged from the carport and toward woods.
Authorities: 20-Year-Old Woman May Have Been Abducted

The search area was widened Thursday and covers rugged terrain with trees and brush so thick that at least one search dog had to be carried by its handler on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Authorities also were using a helicopter to scan from the sky.

Decatur County Sheriff Roy Wyatt said the incident is unexpected and devastating in the rural community.

Holly Bobo is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and light blue jeans. She is a nursing student at UT Martin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

(The Associated Press Contributed To This Report.)

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