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Man charged with kidnapping SW Missouri girl who remains missing

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The Barton County Sheriff's Office issued an endangered person advisory for Adrianna Horton of Golden City, who was last seen getting into a vehicle there about 5 p.m. Monday. The Barton County Sheriff's Office issued an endangered person advisory for Adrianna Horton of Golden City, who was last seen getting into a vehicle there about 5 p.m. Monday.
Bobby D. Bourne Jr., 34, of Lockwood, was jailed Tuesday night in Barton County on $1 million bond. Bobby D. Bourne Jr., 34, of Lockwood, was jailed Tuesday night in Barton County on $1 million bond.
GOLDEN CITY, MO (KCTV/AP) -

A man has been charged with kidnapping a 12-year-old southwest Missouri girl who remains missing more than 24 hours after she was seen getting into a vehicle.

Bobby D. Bourne Jr., 34, of Lockwood, was jailed Tuesday night in Barton County on $1 million bond.

Bourne had been taken into custody Monday evening after being found in a vehicle that witnesses said had picked up Adriaunna Horton at a Golden City park about 90 minutes earlier.

The Barton County Sheriff's Office issued an endangered person advisory for Adriaunna was last about 5 p.m. Monday. The pickup was stopped about 6:30 p.m., but the girl was not with him.

Her mother lives in Overland Park, but has traveled to southwest Missouri where the extensive search is underway.

"I just want my baby back in my arms," Wendi Jackson said according to an article from the Joplin Globe.

An Amber Alert has not been issued. Officials said because the one vehicle has been impounded and no other vehicle has been identified that one could not be issued. However, the endangered child advisory was issued.

The FBI and Missouri State Highway Patrol are helping look for the girl along with officers from a variety of area agencies. On Tuesday, searchers used horses, all-terrain vehicles, dogs and a patrol helicopter to search around the small town. Watercraft were also used in the search. Searchers have concentrated on a muddy creek surrounded by thick woods. A railroad track is in the area.

Adriaunna was at Hazel Park with her father and sisters. The three live in Golden City near the park where Adrianna was last seen. Her sisters and friends alerted Adriaunna's father to her disappearance.

Adriaunna's grandmother says her granddaughter and her sisters go to Hazel Park every day when possible.

Velma Horton said she is trying to remain hopeful, but said the situation is surreal. 

"It's not like when you and I grew up," she said. "What upsets me most is she knew this fellow. She played with this guy's kids."

The girl is described as 4'5" tall and weighing 70 pounds. She has short brown hair, brown eyes and a fair complexion. She was last seen wearing a pink T-shirt with hearts on it and jean shorts.

The girl's father, James Horton, said the man in custody once worked for him. James Horton said his daughter occasionally spends time with the man's daughter. James Horton said he believes the driver got his daughter into the vehicle by saying the driver's daughter was missing and he needed help in finding her.

Overland Park police were asked by Barton County officials to search a residence in connection with the search for the missing girl. That search did not produce any substantial leads, and there were no signs of the girl, authorities say.

Court records indicate that James Horton had primary custody of Adrianna. Tuesday should have been the second day of school for Adrianna, but she wasn't in class.

If you have any information, call 911 or the Barton County Sheriff's Office at 417-682-5541.

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