URGENT: Young jewelry designer vanishes, rental car found abandoned

Police are searching for a Colorado woman who took a trip to California and mysteriously vanished the following day. Her family is pleading for answers.

ABC News reports that 30-year-old Jennifer Michelle Lorber arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday. Authorities found Lorber’s rental car at 1 a.m. close to the Pacific Coast Highway, but she was nowhere to be found.

According to family members, Lorber, of Denver, has a history of depression issues. The family’s last contact with Lorber occurred on Thursday night at around 11 p.m.

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“Lorber suffers from depression and her family is concerned for her wellbeing,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. “Any information please contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau, Missing Person Detail.”

Lorber checked into a motel off of the 22000 block of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, not far from where her car was found. Witnesses reported seeing the woman at the motel on Thursday.

Lorber is described as a white female who stands 5-feet-1-inches tall and weighs 100 pounds. She has brown eyes and long brown hair.

Anyone with information on Lorber’s whereabouts is urged to contact call Sgt. Mike Rodriguez in the Missing Persons Unit at 323-890-5500. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

The story is developing. Check back with CrimeOnline as additional details become available.

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[Feature Photo: Jennifer Lorber/Handout]