It is understandable that things sometimes disappear. As we age, things seem to get misplaced more often than we care to admit. But people are not suppose to get misplaced. When Lauren Spierer disappeared in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana, a sense of fear shivered through campuses all across the nation. LAUREN SPIERER LINK. Now another young college girl has disappeared. Aisha Khan, a 19-year-old Kansas woman is a student at Johnson County Community College. On Friday morning she was studying for finals when she sent a frightful text message that said a drunken man was pestering her. Aisha subsequently disappeared from the Edwards Campus around 11:00 a.m. Friday morning. The Kansas City Star
"There's a creepy guy that just came up to me, and he was harassing me," Aisha wrote in a text message. Faiza Khan, older sister. Khan apparently slapped the drunken man according to her sister.
Volunteers and police officers spent much of the weekend searching the surrounding area. Khan's cell phone and backpack were found on a picnic table near campus. KMBC. Facebook
Khan is 5 feet 2 inches tall, 120 pounds with dark brown hair, brown eyes, and glasses. The searech may be followed on Twitter. Twitter A $10,000 reward is available to anyone with information leading to Khan's safe recovery.
Ayla ReynoldsIn an unrelated but equally disturbing event, a twenty month old toddler, Ayla Reynolds, has turned up missing. Ayla was last seen by her father, Justin DiPietro, when he put her to sleep around 8 p.m. on Friday. The following day at around 8:50 a.m., DiPietro called police to report that his daughter had vanished. Investigators and police searched the small city of Waterville, for the toddler who was last seen wearing a soft splint on her left arm, green pajamas with polka dots with the words "Daddy's Princess" on the front. Press conference. The girl may have wondered off or she may have been abducted. Morning Sentinel . Anyone with any information should call the Waterville Police.
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Update 1-30-12: Blood discovered in the home of the father has been confirmed to belong to Ayla Reynolds. The blood found was in an amount more than what a small cut would produce.
Three adults were in the home when the toddler allegedly disappeared. Officially there are no suspects and neither mom nor dad at this point are "persons of interest."