A new search effort involving a missing northeast Nebraska native is taking place.
Authorities are in Saline County, in the Lincoln area late Wednesday afternoon searching a river and other outdoor spots .
Officials now confirmed that those searches are related to the disappearance of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe of Neligh.
Police say they were looking for evidence that could help locate her.
There’s no immediate word on what, if anything, was found.
Lincoln Police issued the below release:
The investigation into the disappearance of Sydney Loofe continues as Investigators search various areas in Saline and Gage Counties.
Searches are being conducted by multiple agencies including the Gage County Sherriff’s Office, Saline County Sheriff’s Office, United States Marshals Service, Nebraska State Patrol, Lincoln Police Department and the FBI.
Investigators are searching for any evidence that may help locate Sydney. If you see law enforcement officers searching, we ask that you avoid the area to avoid disruptions to the search. Sydney’s family and law enforcement are diligently working to locate her and encourage anyone with information on her whereabouts to call LPD at 402.441.6000.