A possible lead in the disappearance of a 15-year-old Morgan Hill girl has proven difficult to track, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office reported Monday afternoon.
The business, located on the outskirts of town, is near Highway 152. The highway is the most direct connection from Morgan Hill, in Santa Clara County, to Santa Cruz County.
The tipster said she thought Sierra was hitchhiking and that the girl got into a black pickup driven by a white man around 4 p.m. Deputies couldn't find the truck and the fruit stand didn't have video surveillance, but a gas station across the street did.
Deputies reviewed those tapes Monday, but didn't come away with any new information, according to sheriff's Sgt. Steve Carney.
"The video turned out to be nothing of value," he wrote in an email. "A deputy viewed it and did not see any truck or the activity described. The reported activity may have occurred outside the range of the parking lot video."
The investigation into Sierra's disappearance is ongoing. Monday, volunteers searched in Santa Clara County for clues. They plan to go out again Tuesday.
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