Benton County Sheriff’s Office Assigns Task Force To 8-Year-Old Missing Child Case

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On left: Andrews at 15 years old; on right: age progression photo of Andrews.

BENTONVILLE (KFSM)- The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has assigned a special task force to the eight-year-old April Andrews missing person’s case.

Sheriff Kelley Cradduck formed the task force hoping it will bring a new perspective and fresh eyes to the case, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The detectives have started from the beginning, examining old reports and re-interviewing witnesses, to find any element that may have been previously missed. They will also be taking innovative approaches to try to solve the case.

April Andrews was 15 years old when she disappeared Nov. 18, 2006 from Pea Ridge. She was walking from her home at the Kings Lane Apartments to a nearby church on Weston Street. A witness in the case reported seeing Andrews speaking with the driver of an older model pick up.

If you have any information regarding the case, contact the Benton County Sheriff’s Office: (479) 271-1009. Also attached to this story is an age progression photo of Andrews from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children of how she may look now.

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