UPDATED ON 6: Missing Atlanta Teen Found - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

UPDATED ON 6: Missing Atlanta Teen Found

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***UPDATED at 12:51 P.M. on Wednesday, September 18th***

There is breaking news out of Atlanta regarding an Atlanta 14-year-old girl who was abducted from her home.

WSB-TV in Atlanta is reporting authorities found Ayvani Perez Wednesday morning.  Police have not provided any information regarding the girl's condition or any information about her abductors.

Ayvani was kidnapped early Tuesday morning in a home invasion at her Clayton County home.  Authorities statewide have been looking for the 14-year-old and her abductors since that time.

Stay tuned to WJBF News Channel 6 for more information on this developing story out of Atlanta.


***POSTED at 10:33 A.M. on Wednesday, September 18th***

The search for a missing teenage girl continues.  The 14 year-old abducted from her own home by two armed men.  And all her mother could do was watch, powerless to stop them.   ABC's Steve Osunsami is following developments. 

Friends and classmates of 14-year-old Ayvani Perez crowded her high school's front steps Tuesday night praying she's unharmed, and begging the two men in these police drawings to bring her back.

"Just give her back.  I mean, you got what you wanted obviously," said Serena Campbell, Perez's friend.

"They have no money and they didn't really have anything to begin with," said Ayden Collazo.

Savana Thornton has known Perez most of her life and couldn't stop crying.

Police say early Tuesday morning, two armed men broke in through the back door of her home looking for jewelry and money. When her mother said they didn't have any, the family says the two men shot their dog and took the 14 year-old, and ran. 

This morning police are frantic, putting helicopters in the air and stopping cars.  They're looking for a grey dodge and that's about all they have.  They say the teen was last wearing blue and grey pajama bottoms, and what they call a blue and grey "superhero" t-shirt.

"Our absolute, number one priority is the safe return of a 14 year-old, innocent girl," said Mark Giuliano, Special Agent In Charge of FBI.

The family had just moved to the neighborhood a month ago.  Police say they don't believe they had any connection to their attackers.  The neighbors here are stunned, and have already set up Facebook pages hoping they "bring her home safe."

"I hurt for the child, I hurt for the parents, that child must be frightened to be with strangers and taken from her home," Veroniece Marable, neighbor.

School officials have sent counselors to the teen's high school and everyone here nervously waits.

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