Day 2: Police hold press conference regarding missing 6-year-old
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Chief Roberto Villasenor of the Tucson Police Department held a press conference at 2:00 p.m. Sunday to update the public on the disappearance of Isabel Celis, 6. Here's the latest:
The little girl has not been found, but as many as 200 law enforcement officers, local and federal, are searching for her around the clock. Along with Tucson Police, FBI, US Marshals, Pima County Sheriff's Deputies, Department of Corrections bloodhounds and FBI dogs from Virginia are taking part in the search.
Was Isabel abducted? Police aren't saying that but are calling this a "suspicious disappearance" and "possible abduction". They aren't giving any specific details about the condition of the girl's bedroom but are looking into a possible entry point of the bedroom. Family members tell KGUN 9 that a window in Isabel's window was found pushed open.
Authorities have expanded their search to include a nearly three mile radius from the family's home on 12th Street near Broadway and Craycroft. Authorities are also going door-to-door looking for clues , including any surveillance video from surrounding businesses. Detectives are also searching landfills for any evidence that may have been disposed of. They also contacted all registered sex offenders within a three mile radius.
Police haven't named any suspects or persons of interest. They are not ruling out anyone, including family.
A vigil for Isabel will be held starting at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday night in front of the old Circuit City building on the southeast corner of Broadway and Craycroft.