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Vehicle description released in search for missing Avon mother

A central Indiana family is speaking out after a mother disappeared without a trace.

AVON, Ind. (WTHR) - Police are now releasing vehicle details in the search for a missing Avon mother.

Police are hoping someone has spotted 30-year-old Najah Ferrell's black 2018 Nissan Altima with dark tinted windows. It has an Indiana plate number of XOM936.

Her family spoke with Eyewitness News about wanting her found.

"She's not here. She's not here and I want her. She's coming home. She's coming home. She has to. Her boys are so close to her," said Paula Gholson, crying.

Gholson is a mother wracked with anguish after her daughter disappeared last week without a trace.

"It's like she vanished. So we're concerned because Najah wouldn't leave her kids for a moment," Gholson explained.

Najah Ferrell has been missing for a week on Friday.

She was last seen by her fiance, her two sons and three foster children at their Avon home around 3 a.m. last Friday.

Najah was scheduled for her first day of work a few hours later at a local Panera at 5 a.m., but never made it there.

Later that same day, she was supposed to pick up her foster kids from school, but didn't show up there, either.

"I knew then...I said something is wrong, 'cause that's not Najah," Gholson remembered, adding her daughter's car, phone, and purse are missing too.

Najah's fiance was the last one to see her before she was to head out to work, but Gholson said she doesn't believe he actually saw her daughter leave the house that morning.

"She got up for work and told him to get the kids out, 'cause she had to go in and he said that's the last time he saw her," Gholson explained.

Now Gholson, Najah's sister and aunt are praying she's found soon.

"I'm coping with my faith, Emily. That's what's saving me," Gholson told Eyewitness News reporter Emily Longnecker.

"To try and keep my mind clear. I have my moments though, I do. I really do. I have my moments because I want her home," said Gholson.

Najah Ferrell is 30 years old. She's 5-feet-4-inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

If you know anything about her disappearance, you're asked to call the Hendricks County Sheriff's Office at 317-839-8700 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.