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Sierra LaMar Update: Police searching for red car in Calif. teen's disappearance

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(CBS/AP) MORGAN HILL, Calif. - Authorities say they're looking for a vehicle that they believe is connected to the abduction of Northern California teenager Sierra LaMar, who vanished nearly two months ago.

Photos: Calif. teen goes missing on walk to school bus

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office on Monday released a photo of a 1990s red Volkswagen Jetta that's similar to a car linked to the disappearance of 15-year-old LaMar. Investigators believe she was kidnapped March 16 while walking to a bus stop near her Morgan Hill home.

Sheriff's Sgt. Jose Cardoza says the red sedan being sought has a black hood.

Meanwhile, crime lab technicians continue to analyze possible evidence found during searches for the teen.

Cardoza says they've determined a handcuff box and used condoms found within a mile-and-a-half of her home are not associated with the case.

Anyone with information about Sierra LaMar or her whereabouts is asked to contact Santa Clara County Communications at (408) 299-2311. During business hours, tipsters can call sheriff's investigators at (408) 808-4500 or the anonymous tip line at (408) 808-4431.

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