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Police suspect missing NC teen was kidnapped

BALTIMORE (CNN) - Police fear the worst about a North Carolina teenager who's been missing in Baltimore since last week.

Investigators now believe 16-year-old, Phylicia Barnes, may have been kidnapped.

"Nobody has seen from Miss Barnes. No one's heard from her," Baltimore Police Spokesman, Anthony Guglielmi, said. "It's very unusual for a young woman to go off the grid like this for this amount of time."

Barnes traveled to Baltimore to visit family during the holidays, but missed her flight home. According to authorities, Barnes left behind a number of items at her half-sister's apartment.

Barnes' schoolmates held a vigil for her in North Carolina Monday morning, as they returned to class from winter break.

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