Starbucks barista Whitney Heichel missing, car abandoned, frantic search underway in Oregon
Update 10/18: See here for the latest there is a trail based upon usage of her ATM card.
This may not end well, given the condition of her car when it was found abandoned in a parking lot.
A frantic search is underway for a young, married Starbucks barista possibly abducted on her five-minute drive to work early Tuesday.
Whitney Heichel, 21, left her apartment in Gresham, Oregon, shortly before her 7 a.m. shift but mysteriously vanished in her 1999 Ford Explorer, police said.
Her ATM card was later used at a local gas station at 9:14 a.m. with grainy surveillance tape showing her vehicle at the location, cops confirmed.
Four hours later, the black SUV was found abandoned in a nearby Walmart parking lot with a shattered window, the back seats pushed down and mud on the tires, a police spokesman told the Daily News. More via NY Daily News.