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Search continues for missing Gas City girl

Posted: 6:00 PM, Sep 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-03 03:34:13-04

GAS CITY — The search for a missing 10-year-old girl in Northern Indiana is headed into a third day.

Authorities are looking for Skylea Rayn Carmack, who is 5-feet-tall, weighs 100 pounds and was last seen wearing a black Mario and Luigi shirt and black pants. Indiana State Police said Skylea was wearing teal Converse high-top tennis shoes and blue and silver finger nail polish, and might be carrying a pink backpack, blanket with puzzle pieces on it and a pillow.

Dozens of volunteers went door-to-door Monday passing out flyers with Skylea's picture and asking for information. Her father, Kevin Carmack, said his daughter disappeared without a trace.

"We haven't been able to find any tracks," he said. "None of her belongings laid around anywhere, so right now, we're just really in a panic because we can't find anything."

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Gas City Police Department officers are looking for a 10-year-old girl last seen around 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police. Gas City Police Department/Photo Provided

In a Facebook post Monday afternoon, the Gas City Police Department expressed its appreciation for people who have volunteered to pass out flyers and said it is working with Indiana State Police, the Grant County Sheriff's Office and officers from other agencies.

"We will let the public know if there is anything else you can do to help," the post read.

Skylea was last seen around 4 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of South D Street in Gas City, and a Silver Alert was issued for her Sunday night.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Indiana State Police at 765-473-6666, the Gas City Police Department at 765-674-2278 or 911.