UPDATE: Rebecca Lewis, 4, and “West Hogs” were spotted in Forsythe, Georgia, at a gas station just of Interstate 75 at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Deputies say Rebecca was in good health and can be seen wearing a pink dress while he was wearing a light colored t-shirt and blue jeans.
They say he is still driving a 2012 Grey Nissan Versa 4-door with Alabama handicapped plate: 4JL26 (reported as stolen out of Alabama). They are still at large. It is unknown what direction of travel they were going, except that they were obviously driving north from Florida.
A telephone tips hotline has been set up for tips regarding the whereabouts of Rebecca and Hogs: it is 1-877-419-0934. Anyone who has any information about this case is asked to call this number.
The local search for Rebecca (in the immediate and nearby neighborhoods) has been discontinued. The Amber Alert is still in place.
(WFLA) – A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for a girl from Polk County Saturday evening.
Rebecca Lewis, 4, was last seen in the area of 6200th block of Highway 98 North in Lakeland. She was last seen wearing a pair of blue shorts. The child may be in the company of West Hogs, 31. He is 5 feet 8 inches tall, 220 pounds, with red hair and blue-green eyes.
Around 11:12 a.m. Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 6211 U.S. Hwy. 98 North #H18 Lakeland for the report of 4-year-old Rebecca Lewis missing. The victim’s 16-year-old sister last saw her sleeping at about 9:00 a.m, deputies say. Around 9:45 the sister woke back up and the victim was not in bed. According to the parents of Rebecca, they searched the area for over an hour before calling law enforcement. Once deputies arrived they conducted multiple searches of the residence and conducted a house by house search of the park with negative results.Sheriff’s Office K-9 and bloodhound responded and conducted searches with negative results. The PCSO helicopter also responded to assist deputies with the search.
Deputies have developed information that 4-year-old Rebecca may be with a family friend by the name of “West Wild Hogs” (his legal name). He is 31 and from the Seale Alabama area. Before his name change, his name was Matthew Clark Pybus. He is known to likely be driving a 2012 Grey Nissan Versa 4-door with Alabama Handicapped plate: 4JL26 (reported as stolen out of Alabama).
Detectives are asking the public to immediately call law enforcement if Rebecca, “West Wild Hogs,” or the Nissan Versa is seen.
West Hogs has a scar shaped like letter “L” on the left side of his head, a tattoo of a blue cross and another tattoo of a Chinese symbol.
Please call law enforcement if you have seen them.