Police reveal new weapon to help track down missing persons
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police have revealed a mobile billboard to help track down missing persons.
In May of 2007, Heather Riggio went missing after she left her North Miami Beach home with an older married man she was dating. Today, police, family and friends continue to search for Riggio who would now be 21 years old. To help in their search, the North Miami Beach Police Department have revealed a mobile billboard with her face on it in hopes the public will help locate her.
A volunteer organization called the Kid Finders Network aimed at finding missing young people provided the billboard.
Police are hoping someone out there will recognize Riggio's picture and call them with information. "This could be anybody's daughter, granddaughter, niece or even your next door neighbor. Heather was a beautiful girl. She had a future ahead of her," said Detective Richard Rand of the North Miami Beach Police Department.
Heather's family continues to search for her, hoping someone out there knows something. "Anybody and everybody who knows anything, if they could just contact Detective Rand or the North Miami Beach Police Department or myself even," said grandmother Sybil Chierico, "If you would just contact us, and let us know anything, we would really appreciate it. We really miss Heather, and we just don't want to go another year without her here."
According to the North Miami Beach Police Department, the mobile billboard will be displayed heavily in the Homestead area where Riggio was last seen.
If you know the whereabouts of Riggio, police are asking that you contact North Miami Beach Police at 305-949-5500.
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