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Mother of missing teen addresses Akron City Council
Taylor Robinson has been missing for nine days, her mother pleads for her safe return

Tim Rudell
One of several posters being circulated to try to find Taylor Robinson
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The discovery of three women missing for a decade has refocused attention on other missing persons cases in the region.  Akron teenager Taylor Robinson was last seen nine days ago.

Her mother is addressing Akron City Council, thanking everyone for their support and help with the search, and aksing  anyone with information on the case to speak up.

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Carmilla Robinson dropped off her 19-year-old daughter, Taylor, at a home on Akron’s near south side on the evening of May 3. The aspiring nursing student was working there as an overnight health-care aide for a disabled person.

Summit County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $2,000 reward for information in the case.   The number to call is 330-434-COPS.

That was the last time Carmilla saw her daughter. Police, the FBI, and relatives, friends and neighbors are searching; and her stepfather, Jeff Rucker, is going door-to-door handing out fliers.

Carmilla Robinson asked to speak to Akron City Council to thank everyone for helping; and to ask anyone who might have information about Taylor to come forward.

“Please, please share that information with the police. You can remain anonymous; just please share what you know.  She’s my baby and I miss her, and I just want her home; I just want to know she’s OK.”   

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