JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities in the Atlanta area say that in an apparent random home invasion, robbers broke in, demanded money and jewelry and when they were told there was none, abducted a 14-year-old girl and killed the family dog.
Police continued searching for Ayvani Hope Perez on Wednesday, a day after her abduction.
The FBI and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are assisting Clayton County police in the massive search for the teen. Police were stopping cars Tuesday and checking them during the search.
Clayton County police Officer Phong Nguyen says two men pried open a back door of the home in the Ellenwood area around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, demanding the items.