Memphis police looking for school teacher, they say I was kidnapped while jogging on Friday morning.
Police say Eliza Fletcher, 34, was jogging around 4:30 a.m. when an unidentified person approached her. , police said, adding they did not know the direction the vehicle was traveling.
“We were probably dealing with a missing person when we arrived at the scene,” Memphis Police Department Major Karen Rudolph said at a news conference. I found a video of a black SUV parked.”
Photos released by police show Fletcher running in a neighborhood near the University of Memphis. She was last seen wearing a pink jogging top and purple running shorts, police said in a warning.
Fletcher is Caucasian, 5’6″, with brown hair and green eyes, police said. She weighs 137 pounds.
According to a news release obtained by CNN affiliate WHBQ, the teacher’s damaged phone was found near the scene where she was believed to have been kidnapped, said CrimeStoppers executive director Buddy Chapman.
The family of the mother of two children is now offering a $50,000 bounty through CrimeStoppers for information leading to an arrest in the case, WHBQ reports.
“We look forward to Eliza’s safe return and hope this award will help police arrest those who committed this crime,” her family said in a statement shared by Chapman. rice field.
In a Twitter post, St. Mary’s Episcopal School Fletcher said he was a junior kindergarten teacher.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a tweet It’s also assisting the Memphis Police Department in investigating Fletcher’s disappearance.