LaMar Search Turns to Social Media for Global Help

The KlassKids Foundation is asking participants of a vigil for a Morgan Hill girl who has been missing for weeks to post her picture on their social media profiles for a day.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    If you have any information about Sierra LaMar please call 408-808-4500 after hours 408-299-2311 or the anonymous tip line at 408-808-4431. Text messages can be sent to 408-421-6760. Email tips to: tips@sheriff.sccgov.org

     The Klaas Kids Foundation is asking participants of a vigil for a Morgan Hill girl who has been missing for weeks to post her picture on their social media profiles for a day.

    It is part of a 24-hour social media vigil the foundation is hosting beginning at 6 p.m. today to encourage awareness, involvement and family support online for Sierra LaMar. More than 500 volunteers gathered in Morgan Hill today to continuing search efforts and to raise money. More than 60 teams searched a 20-mile radius around 15-year-old LaMar's home.
    Hundreds of volunteers have been scouring the area surrounding her home this week after sheriff's officials reclassified the case as an abduction and announced they had all but ruled out the possibility that the sophomore had run away. LaMar was last seen March 16 before she left for school. She never arrived for classes.
    KlassKids, founded by Mark Klaas, whose 12-year-old daughter Polly Klaas was kidnapped from her Petaluma home in 1993, has been deploying its own search-and-rescue resources to help find LaMar.
    Searches will continue Saturday and April 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The Find Sierra Search Center in Morgan Hill is located at Burnett Elementary School, at 85 Tilton Road.
    Anyone with information about the case is asked to call sheriff's investigators at (408) 808-4500 or the anonymous tip line at (408) 808-4431.

    Tips can also be emailed to tips@sheriff.sccgov.org.