Decatur County Sheriff Roy Wyatt has related that law enforcement received a tip Sunday, April 24, 2011, which lead the investigation and search for Holly Bobo into Northern Decatur County. The Sheriff stated that a tip was received by phone, prompting a search of the area, during the late evening hours of Easter Sunday. In the course of the search, a new item was discovered, which law enforcement considered “significant”, and apparently substantial enough for the Decatur County rescue squad and volunteer firefighters to be dispatched in order to perform a specialized foot search of the area. Law enforcement are not revealing any further information about the lead or the item found, at this time.
300 and 400 volunteers have been summons to report tomorrow in order to continue searching the area.
Holly Bobo was last seen on April 13, 2011, at approximately 7:30 am, by her brother, Clint Bobo, being led into the woods near her home by a man, mistakenly believed to be her boyfriend. Bobo is 5’3″, approximately 110 lbs., last seen wearing light blue jeans and a pink shirt.
The abductor is described as a white male, approximately 5’10 to 6′ tall, wearing all camouflage
An $80,000 reward is being offered for information about Bobo’s abduction and leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. Anyone with any information on the abduction is asked to call the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office at (731) 852-3703 or 1-800-TBI-FIND.