The search continues for new born, Abigale Lynn Woods. Stephanie Ochsenbine, 21, was released from St. John’s Mercy Medical Center on Sunday after receiving knife wounds from the attacker who abducted 10 day old Abigale Lynn Woods. Ochsenbine has been working with sketch artists to come up with a composite drawing of her attacker.
Authorities said they will rely on tips and interviews, hoping the break in the case will come from the public.
Ochsenbine helped police artists with a composite drawing of the kidnapper after leaving the hospital. The picture was expected to be released Monday, Toelke said.
The attacker was described as a white woman with black hair, 5-feet-8 and 200 pounds. Ochsenbine is not a suspect, Toelke said. (Houston Chronicle)
Also a knife was found during the search for Abigale Lynn Woods. There has been no comment as to whether it was the same knife used in the abduction.
100 members of the Missouri National Guard ended their grid search of the area near the home Sunday. Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke said authorities found a knife and other evidence near the home, but would not give details.
Description of the attacker.
The attacker was described as a white woman with black hair, 5-feet-8 and 200 pounds. She was believed to be armed.
White Female 30-40 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 200 lbs., dark hair, unknown eyes,.
Additional information: sunglasses and black scarf around neck and female mustache
Clothing description: dark or black hair pulled up under ball cap with worn bill gray or brown t-shirt and blue jean shorts
Tips and Leads Continue to come in.
Investigators were hoping the break in the case will come from the public.
“We are still getting leads and still moving forward and still asking people to call in if they have any suspicions, give us a call so we can check it out,” Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke told Early Show co-anchor Julie Chen.
Sketch Released of Attack
UNION, Missouri (CNN) — Police released a composite sketch Monday of a suspect in the kidnapping of a newborn baby from her rural Missouri home.
The girl’s mother, 21-year-old Stephanie Ochsenbine, “was with the suspect for a substantial period of time, and was able to give us a good description,” Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke said.
The search continued for the baby allegedly taken from her home Friday by a woman who slashed the mother’s throat before taking the child, investigators said.
A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for 10-day-old Abigale Lynn Woods.
Police said they had received about 160 tips in the case and had followed up 60 percent of those. They said they were checking tapes from surveillance cameras at local businesses. (Watch grandparents plea for baby’s safe return — 3:14)