Reporting Kai Jackson
STEVENSVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Almost four days after a Queen Anne’s County woman vanished, the desperate search continues. Police dive teams and ground crews are combing Stevensville and now the community is launching its own effort to find Robin Pope.
Kai Jackson explains how they’re rallying together.
From the air, on the ground and even in the water, Maryland law enforcement agencies searched Queen Anne’s County for 51-year-old Robin Pope. Tuesday night, family and friends came together to help police with the search.
“In about a 24-hour period since we created the search event, we’re over 200 people now guaranteed to be here on Sunday,” said Gina Knapp, a friend of Robin Pope’s.
Pope was last seen Friday by her estranged husband when she went to his house to pick up some items. Police say the husband told them he left Pope there but when he returned hours later, her car was still at the house but Pope was gone.
As loved ones searched Tuesday night, they also prayed.
“It touched me so. It just was unbelievable and I knew we had to do something tonight,” said Debbie Shaw, a family friend.
Pope’s Great Dane was found dead the day she went missing. So far, police are calling it a sad coincidence.
“The dog did not die from any kind of external force or trauma,” said Maryland State Police Lt. Greg Shipley.
“Whether you’re a spiritual person or not, please say a prayer that we find Robin safe, and soon,” Knapp said.
If you have any information, please call police.