FBI Seeks Aid in Finding Visiting Scholar – Reward (Multi-Video)

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in finding Yingying Zhang, a visiting scholar to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who was last seen on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Security cameras captured her getting into a car described as a black, four-door Saturn Astra hatchback and appeared to be driven by a white male.

(Yingying Zhang is seen entering a black Saturn Astra on the east side of Goodwin Avenue in Urbana. The surveillance video was provided by University of Illinois police. Courtesy of the FBI and YouTube)

Zhang was last seen wearing a charcoal-colored baseball hat, a pink-and-white top, jeans, and white tennis shoes. She carried a black backpack.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a black Saturn Astra four-door hatchback.

It appeared to be driven by a White male, and circled the area prior to making contact with Zhang.

If you have any information, contact the FBI’s Springfield Field Office at (217) 522-9675 or submit a tip to tips.fbi.gov.

Courtesy of the FBI

(Family members of Zhang Yingying, the Chinese student at the University of Illinois who was believed to be kidnapped on June 9, have arrived in Champaign, some 200 km south of Chicago, in search of answers. Courtesy of CGTN and YouTube)

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Submit a Tip:

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the FBI’s Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) or the Springfield Office of the FBI at (217) 522-9675 – or submit an anonymous tip online to tips.fbi.gov.