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Lunchbox Of Missing Woman Found In Decatur County

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PARSONS, Tenn. - Authorities said they have discovered the lunchbox belonging to a missing woman in Decatur County.

Search crews found the items on the side of the road on Friday about eight miles from her home. The break came more than 48 hours since 20-year-old Holly Bobo was last seen at her home in Parsons.

During a press conference on Friday at 5 p.m., officials with the TBI said they have found a lunch box believed to belong to Holly, but did not specify where it was found.

Officials said Holly was taken from outside the home on Wednesday morning as she was headed to school. They said she and the unidentified suspect walked off arm and arm into the woods.

"He actually had an arm holding her, so we feel that she knew that she was in fear of her life. So she was complying with his demands," said John Mehr, a special agent with TBI.

They said Bobo's 25-year-old brother saw her outside with a man before she was taken on Wednesday morning. But they said he only saw the man from the back and thought it was her boyfriend.

He did not become suspicious until he went outside and saw blood. Then he called 911.

They also re-iterated the fact that neither her boyfriend nor her brother were a suspect.

Authorities said they have widened their search area to include not only Decatur County, but Benton and Henderson Counties as well.

A break in the rain about midday Friday allowed dozens of law enforcement officers and volunteers to resume looking for Bobo.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials on Friday also gave new details about 20-year-old Holly Bobo's abduction.

The TBI had previously said Bobo was dragged from the home by a man wearing camouflage clothing.

Authorities continue to suspect foul play in the nursing student's disappearance.  Decatur County Sheriff Roy Wyatt said there are no suspects.

Her parents made a tearful plea on Thursday for help in finding their daughter.

The community is offering a $25,000 reward.

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

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(The Associated Press Contributed To This Report.)

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