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Sara Gilpin

Update: Arkansas Girl, 14, Missing for Weeks & Possibly with 40-year-old Man

An Arkansas mother is desperate to find her 14-year-old daughter who reportedly hasn’t been seen or heard from in weeks.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, the Arkansas State Police said Sara Gilpin was last seen on May 13 at around 3 p.m. in the 1300 block of College Street in Mountain Home. Fox 16 reports that she could possibly be in the company of a 40-year-old man, identified as Issac Melder.

The pair may be traveling in a maroon diesel pickup truck with a black hood and Arkansas license plate number, 331YEW.

According to family members, Sara stands about 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds. She has long brown hair and brown eyes.

Sara Gilpin

Melder is described as a white male who stands 5-feet-11-inches tall and weighs around 250 pounds. He has blonde hair and blues.

Isaac James Melder

According to online court records, Melder has a warrant out of Baxter County, Arkansas, for allegedly contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact the Mountain Home Police Department at 870-425-6336 or fill out a tip on the Arkansas State Patrol’s Crime Tip website located here.

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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[Feature Photo: Sara Gilpin, Isaac Melder/Handout]