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WAIKOLOA (HawaiiNewsNow) - An AMBER alert was issued Friday evening for a missing 15-year-old girl believed to have been abducted from a beach on Hawaii Island.

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An all-out search is underway. Police issued the county-wide alert around 5:45 p.m.

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The Hawaii Police Department said Mikella Debina was last seen at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the area of Anaehoomalu Bay near Waikoloa Beach Drive.

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According to the victim’s aunt, Debina and her boyfriend were at the beach when the suspect approached them and held them at knifepoint.

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“He had my niece tie up her boyfriend, blind fold him and then took her,” said Laurene Debina.

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The girl’s aunt added that police detected a signal from Debina’s cellphone near the Kona airport — about 20 miles away — and found Debina’s bag with her dress nearby.

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Officials said Debina was last seen wearing a black bikini top and floral print bottoms.

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She’s 5-foot-3-inches and weighs about 120 pounds, with brown shoulder-length hair and a tan freckled complexion.

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Investigators said Debina “may be in the company of a local male” described as about 45-60 years-old, 5-foot-10 with an average build. He was wearing gray shorts.

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Anyone with information on the man’s whereabouts is asked to call the Police Department at (808) 935-3311. Those who want to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (808) 961-8300.

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If Debina is seen, contact police immediately at 911.

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