UPDATE 12/12 7:30 p.m.
Maddy Pacheco is still missing.
Maddy’s family members have confirmed that Maddy was wearing a blue North Platte Bulldogs hoodie with yellow lettering and a black Carhart jacket (pictured above).
According to family members, Maddy said on her Facebook page that she would never take her bracelets off.
There has been no further information on Maddy’s whereabouts.
There has been
UPDATE-12/11 8:15 p.m.:
Maddy’s family has released additional details that may help identify her.
According to Family members, Maddy has an industrial piercing in one of her ears like the one pictured above.
Also, they say Maddy often wears her hair in a “messy bun.” She’s known to wear hoodies and silly band type bracelets.
She was possibly wearing a black North Platte Bulldogs hoodie or a North Carolina zip-up jacket, black with blue letters, when she went missing.
Help spread the word from coast to coast and let’s bring Maddy home safely.
UPDATE-12/11 1:15 p.m.:
As of 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Maddy Pacheco is still missing.
While there has been several reported sightings of Maddy in North Platte, none of them have been confirmed.
North Platte Police say they have no indication that Maddy is in North Platte, but say they are aware of the situation.
While Maddy’s mother, Kim Streit, said her initial thought was that Maddy may have run away, recent harassing phone calls and Facebook activity seem to contradict that.
Omaha Police tell the Post that in order for an Amber Alert to be issued, there must be evidence of an abduction and a description of the abductor. They say, at this point, they have no evidence to justify the issuing of an Amber Alert.
If you have any information, contact local law enforcement or Maddy’s mother at (402) 403-2362.
Friends and family are asking their fellow Nebraskans to help locate 16-year-old Maddy Pacheco.
Maddy, who has been missing since December 7th, was last seen around 156th and Center Streets in Omaha.
She has brown hair, brown eyes, is 5’8” and weighs 180 pounds.
Family members told the Post that they believe Maddy may possibly be in Iowa, Lincoln, Omaha or North Platte.
Omaha police have been contacted, however, police say they are treating it as a runaway case, so an Amber Alert has not been issued.
If you have any information on Maddy’s whereabouts, you can reach her family through their Facebook page, Facebook.com/whereismaddy, or contact the Omaha Police Department.
Maddy is a student at Northwest High School.