Local News

Reward Increases For Safe Return Of Missing Newspaper Employee

Posted May 20, 2004 11:42 a.m. EDT

— The

Sanford Herald

hopes a $5,000 reward will lead to the safe return of a missing employee.

Linda Watts, of Sanford, has not been seen in more than a week.

Witnesses told police Watts was forced into a car by two men after leaving work at the

Sanford Herald

the night of May 11.

The newspaper originally offered a $1,000 reward.

Sanford police said investigators are following every lead, but they need the public's help.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (919) 775-8268.