FBI Assists Search For Missing New Hampshire 7-Year-Old Harmony Montgomery
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently assisting in the search Harmony Montgomery, a 7-year-old child was reported missing two years after she was last seen in New Hampshire.
An FBI spokesperson told The Daily Beast on Tuesday: “In keeping with standard procedure, we are assisting the Manchester Police Service in investigating the suspicious disappearance of Harmony Montgomery. “We urge anyone with information on Harmony’s current whereabouts to contact law enforcement.”
“We need help and we don’t have many answers to many of the questions we have.”
– Manchester Police Chief Allen Aldenberg
Manchester Police said Montgomery, then 5 years old, was last seen at a home in Manchester after officers answered a service call in October 2019. On December 31, 2021, the home authorities issued a “missing child” warning after learning of the girl’s years- long-disappeared and Open an investigation to find the girl who may be wearing glasses and blind in the right eye.
“I know people will say, ‘Well, this is 2021, it’s almost 2022, and no one has seen this young lady since late October 2019. So what happened in the last two years? “Fair question,” Manchester Police Chief Allen Aldenberg said on Friday. “Because we need support, we need help and we don’t have many answers to many of the questions we have. ”
In a cryptic speech to reporters on Monday, Aldenberg said the case is still being investigated as a disappearance and that many members of the 7-year-old boy’s family have been interviewed to find out. how to fill in the blank. happened in the past two years.
“I’m in rescue mode right now. This is not a recovery. All efforts were focused on Harmony still alive… until someone pointed at me that proved she wasn’t. We have to operate on the assumption that she is alive,” Aldenberg said. “Help us find this little girl. Someone knows something. Do what’s right and call in. I cannot emphasize this enough. Someone out there knows something. “
In the days since the launch of the investigation that drew national attention, authorities have searched the home where Montgomery used to live with her family, offered 24-hour tips, and obtained assistance. from the FBI and announced a reward for information on Harmony’s whereabouts.
As of Monday afternoon, authorities said the reward had grown to $33,000 — in large part due to generous donations from Dick Anagnost, owner of Anagnost Realty and Development, and Arthur Sullivan, owner Owner Brady Sullivan Properties.
Anagnost told The Daily Beast that his initial decision to offer a reward to find Harmony came from the shock of learning that “she’s been missing for two years and no one has reported her missing.”
Anagnost said Monday, shortly after his company doubled their rewards to $20,000. “Two years is a long time and that trail has cooled down. Basically, the police are trying to investigate this with their hands behind their backs. We just wanted to help create some activity and encourage people to give information to the police. “
Authorities have remained tight-lipped about what information they gather regarding Harmony’s disappearance. Police have yet to release any details about the investigation. Aldenberg previously said that Harmony at one point enrolled in the school in Massachusetts.
Harmony’s mother, Crying Renee Sorey, took to Facebook Monday to plead for information about her daughter’s disappearance. Another woman, who identified herself as Harmony’s cousin, wrote on social media that the seven-year-old was “known to be in the custody of her father”.
“HARMONY MOMMYS COME FOR YOU I PROMISE AND I WILL NEVER Let You Go!!!! HANG ABOUT YOU!!!! ” Sorey wrote in her post.
Harmony’s great uncle, Kevin Montgomery, previously told The Daily Beast that he last saw the 7-year-old in October 2019 — following a controversial situation at the home he once shared with several family members, including the child and the girl’s parents. During the discussion, Montgomery said that Harmony looked “like a scared puppy.”
Sorey’s father, Timothy Flanagan, told Boston25News he was “sick” of his niece’s disappearance but still hoped she was alive.
“Yes, I have a lot of hope. I pray,” Flanagan told the store. “She will be found. This way or another.”