Police say they're zeroing in on the whereabouts of Jessica Heeringa, a Michigan mom who went missing on April 26 while working the night shift at a gas station.
Authorities released surveillance footage from a tavern near the Norton Shores gas station where 25-year-old Heeringa may have been abducted. The video (featured above) shows a silver or gray Chrysler minivan driving away from the scene. USA Today also obtained a 911 call from a gas station customer who became suspicious when he found the Exxon Mobil store empty that night.
"I dont know if this is an emergency ... there's nobody here," the 911 caller says. "It wouldn't allow me to pump gas. I [went] inside and there's nobody here. There's a car here, there's another car out front. It's very suspicious why there's nobody here."
Heeringa made her last recorded sale at 11 p.m. that night. Police this week ruled her disappearance an abduction, and her mother, Shelly Heeringa, told Michigan Live she thinks someone her daughter had seen before at the station "lured [her] out the back and shoved her in the back of [a] van."
A West Michigan police official told CBS News that he believes investigators will find her, even with the limited evidence in the case.
The driver of the van has been described by witnesses as a white male, between the ages of 30 and 40, about 6 feet tall, with light brown wavy hair. Heeringa has been described by police as 5-foot-1, weighing about 110 pounds, with blonde, shoulder-length hair, blue eyes and white-rimmed glasses. She may be wearing a blue-collared shirt that says Sternberg Exxon.
Anyone with information on Heeringa's disappearance is asked to call Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME (231-722-7463).
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