A missing New Jersey teen with autism was found safe in Cleveland Tuesday evening and reunited with his parents overnight.
AKRON, Ohio - National Night Out will take on a very personal meaning for a local family as they use the event as a platform to spread the word about their missing loved one.
Taylor Robinson, 19, vanished mysteriously more than three months ago.
On Tuesday evening, her mother, Carmilla Robinson, and stepfather, Jeff Rucker, will speak to hundreds of people at the intersection of N. Howard Street & W. Tallmadge Avenue in Akron's North Hill neighborhood.
"My message will be, I just want to keep her relevant," Rucker said.
Gary Wyatt, founder of North Hill Community House, said a table will be set up with information about the case. Flyers showing Taylor's picture will also be passed out.
On Tuesday afternoon, Wyatt told his volunteers to keep the missing teen on their minds.
"The theme this year is 'See something, Say something,' so we're really trying hard to find this young lady just like the girls up in Cleveland," Wyatt said.
On May 3, Taylor Robinson was dropped off by her mother at an Akron home on Kipling Street, where she worked an overnight shift as a home health aide.
The next day, Carmilla returned, but Taylor was nowhere to be found. Her coat and shoes were left behind.
Her cellphone was missing. No activity has been detected on her phone or bank accounts ever since.
Tips to the Akron police have dried up. A private investigator, Tim Dimoff, agreed to look into the case for the family for a fee of only $1.
Anyone with information on Taylor Robinson's whereabouts should call Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.
Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $2,000.
Investigators are still trying to determine the age and gender of the remains found on Friday near Interstate 90 and the Jennings Freeway.
The discovery of human remains in Cleveland Friday is heart-wrenching for the families of all missing persons and an activist who has made it her life's work to help find them.
Remains were found in the area where the FBI and Cleveland police are searching again Friday for Christina Adkins, who went missing in 1995.
Cleveland police and the FBI searched on the city's west side for the body of Christina Adkins on Friday.
Private investigators, volunteers and a tracking dog are searching a wooded area in Akron for 19-year-old Taylor Robinson who has been missing since May 4.
National Night Out will take on a very personal meaning for a local family as they use the event as a platform to spread the word about their missing loved one.
Solon police are asking for help finding a 44-year-old woman last seen on the Fourth of July.
A private investigator is releasing a criminal profile of the type of person who could be involved in the disappearance of 19-year-old Taylor Robinson of Akron.
High-profile cases, like the recent discovery of three murdered women in East Cleveland, have brought renewed attention to missing persons cases.