Missing Chinese scholar: Federal Bureau of Investigation finds the auto she got into

University of Illinois Police Department shows Yingying Zhang. Police said the FBI is investigating the disappearance of Zhang a Chinese woman from a central Illinois university town as a kidnapping. Zhang was about

"The University of Illinois Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation have received numerous leads regarding the vehicle, and we are announcing we have located the vehicle." the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a news release.

The FBI says the vehicle appeared to be driven by a white male who circled the area before making contact with Zhang.

Chinese visiting scholar Yingying Zhang disappeared on June 9, the last known sighting of 26-year-old graduate student Yingying Zhang was on the afternoon that day.

Zhang was last seen wearing a pink and white shirt, jeans, charcoal baseball cap, and white tennis shoes.

Zhang has been missing since June 9, when she was last seen on a security camera entering a black Saturn on North Goodwin Avenue in Urbana. She has black hair and brown eyes, is 110 pounds, and is 5 feet 4 inches tall.

Many Chinese speakers have also donated money and left messages of support on a crowdfunding page which was set up to help her family with "expenses incurred as the search for her continues".


While the Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who gives information about Zhang, her family along with Champaign County Crime Stoppers is offering a $40,000 reward.

Zhang's father, Ronggao Zhang, traveled from Nanping, China, to do what he could to help find his daughter, the Tribune reported.

A walk and concert organized by the university's Chinese Students and Scholars Association was scheduled for Thursday, June 29. "And I think that underscores the importance of how we are looking at this particular case", Champaign County Crime Stoppers President John Hecker said in a statement.

The FBI announced in a press release Tuesday that the vehicle had been found after authorities received "numerous leads", although Zhang's location is still unknown.

The University of Illinois Community Credit Union started a GoFundMe campaign with a goal of $30,000.

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