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Girl posts to Twitter minutes before she disappeared

Posted at 9:30 AM, Oct 01, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-01 09:33:38-04

By the CNN Wire Staff

CNN) — New Jersey police say they are searching for 16-year-old Kara Alongi, a missing girl who generated big buzz on social media with post about a possible intruder.

“There is somone in my hour ecall 911,” she posted on Twitter Sunday evening before she went missing. It is believed she meant “someone in my house call 911.”

The comment prompted a flurry of activity on the social networking site, with more than 150,000 followers joining an online group called #helpfindkara.

No foul play is believed to be involved, said Clark, New Jersey, Police Chief Alan Scherb, who said there are also no signs of forced entry and nothing missing from the home.

But the teen’s post drew national attention, with several people posting her photo in hope of locating the girl, as well as broader speculation about what may have transpired

“A girl named kara got kidnapped tonight in my town. if you ALL could RT this, that’d be amazing,” wrote Joshua @chomikk on Twitter. “RT” means “retweet,” or forward the message.

Police say there is no indication of a kidnapping.

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