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After 2 Years, Police Renew Efforts To Find Missing Lakeville Sisters

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Lakeville Police Department is asking for the public's help to bring two teenage girls back home.

It's been two years since the Lakeville sisters Gianna and Samantha Rucki have been seen. Now, police are making a renewed push to figure out where they are.

Gianna and Samantha were just 13 and 14-years-old when Lakeville Police say they ran away from home, but they believe there is more to the story.

April 19, 2015 marked the two year anniversary since the sisters were last seen.

It was initially thought the girls ran away, but on Wednesday the Lakeville police posted on its Facebook page they don't think the girls left on their own free will.

Gianna was 13 and Samantha was 14 when police say the two got into a vehicle waiting outside their Lakeville house. They say it was 30 degrees out that day and neither one even grabbed a jacket.

They were never seen again.

Police said there's a lot more about the case but they can't get into all the details at this point.

However, they think the Rucki sisters may be out of state and said federal officials and law enforcement from multiple states are also involved in trying to figure out what happened to the girls.

The Star Tribune reports police have four persons of interest in the case, including the girls' mother, her attorney and a Hennepin County adult corrections officer.

The paper also reported their parents were in the middle of a divorce battle when the girls disappeared.

Police are pretty adamant that someone out there knows something. On their Facebook page it states that people they think know about the case are refusing to speak with them and they don't know why they wouldn't want to cooperate with them.

They also make it very clear that whoever is hiding these girls is committing a crime - and they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent.

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