Created: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:06:00 CST
Updated: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:41:00 CST
The families of two missing Lincoln teens are now offering a reward for information leading directly to the safe return of the girls. The families of the two 16 year olds are now offering a 1,000 dollar reward.
Rachael Bates was last seen on March 9. She is 4 feet 8 inches tall with green highlights in her hair and bangs. Samantha Zuerlein was last seen on March 15. She is 5 feet 6 inches fall. Investigators say the girls could be in a 1997 silver Lincoln Continental 4 door car.
Police do believe the girls left together and do not suspect either have criminal intentions. They could be headed to Wisconsin or New Mexico. Anyone with information is urged to call the Lincoln Police at the number on your screen.