FBI joins case of missing teen believed to be with 34-year-old man

Posted at 12:15 PM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 14:25:46-04

LOUISA COUNTY, Va. -- A missing person's alert has been issued for 14-year-old Isabel Hicks.

She was last seen Monday at 1 a.m. in her Louisa home, according to investigators.

"It is believed that she may be in the company of Bruce Lynch of Bumpass," a Louisa County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said.

Lynch, 34, is described as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 190 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes and a beard.

He is believed to be driving a silver-blue Toyota Matrix, VA tag VEM-9071.

Hicks was described as having blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds.

Investigators believe Isabel and Lynch may be staying in wooded areas conducive to camping.

Lynch should be considered armed and potentially dangerous. Contact law enforcement immediately – do not approach – if either Lynch or Isabel are spotted.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office at 540-967-1234 or Louisa Crime Solvers at 800-346-1466.



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