Posted at: 07/12/2014 5:36 PM
By: Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4
An Albuquerque family says 16-year old Evangeline Mackey has been missing for more than two weeks, and they want people to keep an eye out for her.
“It's been quite lonely…people have just been saying, keep up hope and I haven't gotten to do much without her,” Evangeline’s brother Ben Mackey said.
Evangeline’s mother, Leslie Johnson, says she went for a walk on the evening of June 26 without any belongings, and her family hasn’t heard from her since.
“There's a giant hole missing because she's our sunshine, really,” Johnson said.
The nonprofit “Center for Search and Investigation” has been posting Evangeline’s photo and information even across state lines.
“Just because you leave on your own doesn't mean you don't want to come home and we have cases where a child gets into the grips of the wrong person and is taken across state lines and put through horrendous things. We don't want that to happen to any of our kids,” Lynn Johnson said.
Evangeline’s family doesn’t know where she’s been or what’s happened to her since she left. They are just hoping she’s safe and comes home soon.
If you have information about where Evangeline Mackey could be, call the Center for Search and Investigation at 512-644-9856.
If you want to volunteer to help look for missing kids, call www.Cfsimissing.com.