Vanessa Head from Sparks, NV a missing mom might be in Las Vegas and police are asking for the public’s help in locating her.
Vanessa Head is 24 and is missing along with her 2 children ; Michael Scanlon, 2, and Lilly Scanlon, 10 month.
The reason the missing mom might be in Las Vegas is because she supposedly was last seen by her family on July 7 in Sparks, NV and told them that she was going to meet her new boyfriend, who she met online.
Since, Head is mentally disabled , there is an increased concern as to whereabouts.
According to the Daily Sparks Tribune, Head and her two children were seen getting into a light grey or silver-colored passenger car. The car was driven by an unidentified black male adult who is described as wearing a white bandana and black shorts.
Police in Sparks were contacted about some possible suspicious circumstances and an investigation was launched.
Due to the ongoing investigation, The Sparks Police believe that missing mom might be in Las Vegas. Other possibilities as to where Vanessa Head might be heading to include the state of California with Sacramento or Vallejo, California being mentioned.
Sparks police believe Head met with the new boyfriend willingly, however are concerned because Head has a cognitive disability and she is traveling with young children. One who is only 10 months old.
Meeting someone in person for the first time that you have only met previously online can pose serious safety risks, especially to women. A number of dating sites and chat sites have began posting warning. Match.com notes that long distance meetings can be especially dangerous for anyone, particularly women, and offer a number of safety tips on their site
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Head and her children is asked to contact Sparks Police Detectives at 353-2225 or Secret Witness at 322-4900.
Update. Vanessa Head was found in Sacramento, Calif. She went there voluntarily and opted to stay there, although she allowed her mother to take her children back to Reno.