13-year-old North Carolina girl kidnapped Monday morning outside her home

Hania Noleia Aguilar

LUMBERTON, N.C. — A 13-year-old girl was kidnapped after being forced into a stolen vehicle Monday morning.

Police say an unknown male grabbed Hania Noleia Aguilar and forced her into a green 2002 Ford Expedition registered to Velasquez Hernandez of Summerville, South Carolina. Aguilar had grabbed her aunt’s keys to start the vehicle to prepare to leave for the bus stop.

Aguilar was standing in the yard of her home in the Rosewood Mobile Home Park off East Elizabethtown Road when the kidnapping happened around 7 a.m.

Aguilar is approximately 5 feet tall, weighing 126 pounds.  She has black hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt with flowers and blue jeans.

Vehicle that resembles suspect vehicle. (Image provided by the FBI)

The stolen vehicle has a South Carolina registration number and the plate is NWS 984. The vehicle has paint peeling from the hood and a Clemson sticker on the rear window.

Witnesses told police the man had a yellow bandanna over his face. He grabbed Aguilar, forced her into the Ford Expedition, stole it and drove away.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now involved and an Amber Alert has been issued.

Anyone who sees the vehicle or the girl is asked to call Sgt. Pete Locklear at the Lumberton Police Department at (910) 671-3845, or call 911, immediately.