Hundreds of volunteers searching areas of interest to find Kayla

Published: Nov. 5, 2016 at 1:41 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 5, 2016 at 2:23 PM CDT
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(Source: Bob Hallmark)
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BULLARD, TX (KLTV) - We're bringing you continuing coverage in the search for a missing East Texas girl.

FBI agents and other agencies have taken hundreds of volunteers this morning to check out areas of interest where they hope to find clues to Kayla's disappearance.

After a call from authorities for volunteers, community members have shown up to Bullard High School to lend a hand in the active search for missing 10-year-old Kayla Gomez-Orozco.

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7OnScene: Hundreds of volunteers searching areas of interest to find Kayla

In a briefing, this morning volunteers listened intensely to instructions given by organizers. They've all come out hoping they can solve the mystery of what happened to Kayla. Every officer is assigned to a group of 10 volunteers after processing. A DPS helicopter is also helping in the search.

They began arriving early this morning in droves. In briefings, agents told volunteers they would search several areas looking for anything out of the ordinary.

Most have come out with a single motivation. To find something that leads to finding Kayla.

"It's just sad. I think so many of us can relate because we're parents. Myself I'm a teacher in TISD so I'm being hit not only from the home community of this taking place but also in the school district that I work in," said volunteer Michelle Graybill.

"Looking at my daughter, if it was my child, I would want the community to come out and look," said volunteer Brad Hillman.

Kayla was last seen Tuesday night at the Bullard First Assembly located on U.S. Highway 69. Kayla is 90 pounds,4 feet tall and she has black hair and brown eyes. When she disappeared from Bullard First Assembly she was wearing a black Racquet & Jog t-shirt with a peach skirt.

To volunteer with search efforts, click here.

If you have even the smallest tip, call the FBI Tip Line at 972-559-5711 and/or the Crime Stoppers at  903-586-7867.

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