Thursday, December 24, 2009

Sarah Haley Foxwell Is Missing

A massive search is underway for Sarah Haley Foxwell, (her aunt calls her haley bug) who was last seen by family wearing fuzzy red pajama bottoms with Christmas trees on them and a pink John Deere T-shirt.

Sarah lives with her aunt and several brothers and sisters on Maryland's Eastern Shore. She said the girl had gone to bed Tuesday night and was discovered missing Wednesday morning. There was no evidence of forced entry into the residence.

Registered sex offender, Thomas James Leggs,is in custody and has been charged with kidnapping and burglary.

Thomas James Leggs,is listed on both the Maryland and Delaware sex offender registries. The Maryland listing notes that he is a child sex offender, but details about his conviction in Maryland were not immediately available.

He was convicted in 2001 in Delaware of rape for having sex with a victim who was 16 or 17 years old, according to the Delaware registry. The registry describes his risk level as "high" and notes he is unemployed.

Wicomico County sheriff's officials said law enforcement agencies from across the state have offered to help in the search. They ask that anyone with information about Sarah's disappearance call the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office at 410-548-4891. You can also contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Please, if you have any information whatsoever, please contact the Sheriff's office right away.

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