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MISSING: Two 13-year-old girls dropped off to go hiking near Carroll County trail

Posted at 10:29 PM, Feb 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-14 13:28:16-05

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DELPHI, Ind. -- Two 13-year-old Carroll County girls are missing after they were dropped off to go hiking Monday afternoon.

Carroll County Sheriff Toby Leazenby said Abigail "Abby" Williams and Liberty "Libby" German were last seen around 1 p.m. when they were dropped off near an abandoned railroad bridge known as "Monon High Bridge," east of Delphi. 

The girls were supposed to meet at the same location to be picked up later in the afternoon, but they never showed.

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The family contacted police around 5:30 p.m. and crews have been out searching the area around the old railroad bridge. The girl's cell phones are either dead or turned off.

Local police, deputies, firefighters and the Department of Natural Resources are canvassing the area the girls were last seen.

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Crews searched for the missing teens into the night, but because of the dark, the search was slowed around midnight. Crews will regroup and continue their search efforts first thing in the morning. 

Libby is described as standing 5'4" tall with a heavy build. She has blonde shoulder-length hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a tie-dyed shirt with fringe at the bottom, gray sweat pants with unknown black lettering and black Nike shoes.

Abby is described as standing 5'4" tall with a small build, medium length blonde hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray zip-up sweatshirt with a burgundy T-shirt underneath and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on where they might be is asked to contact the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at (765) 564-2413 or call 911. 

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