Family of missing college student Jessica Benson fearing for her safety
MILWAUKEE - The family of Jessica Benson say they're fearing for the college student's safety. She hasn't been seen or heard from for nearly two weeks.
Donna Benson said her daughter is not the type to run away. She works at Educator's Credit Union and was scheduled to graduate from Mount Mary College last Friday.
Jessica Benson was working at the bank when it was robbed on May 7. She called in sick a couple days after the robbery. That was the last time anyone has seen her.
Judith Beyer is Jessica's sister. She said she discovered her sister's boyfriend quit his job a week before the robbery, he's missing too.
Police have arrested one man for the bank robbery, and are looking for another suspect. They haven't said if they're looking for additional suspects. They said Benson's disappearance is being classified as a missing persons case at this time.
A vigil for Jessica Benson will be held in front of Educators Credit Union at 7025 West Appleton Avenue at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22.