FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Kor Xiong has been tethered to a bench outside his apartment since last Friday-- watching detectives as they scour the neighborhood, willing himself to believe his daughter will come home.
"You've been gone five days, I don't know where you are, I can't find you anywhere."
Kor last saw Lucy Friday morning; she had been out drinking with friends and came home late. When her mom confronted her Lucy ran away, and never came back.
"I can't eat, I can't sleep, and I not go to work. I don't know what to do, please come home."
Fresno detectives suspect foul play in Lucy's disappearance because of a phone call she made to her boyfriend. Police said she used an expletive and screamed right before the phone disconnected.
"I felt really uneasy, this isn't right, this isn't something she would do," said Andy Xiong, Lucy's brother.
Police believe Lucy may have been kidnapped and hope the individuals caught using her credit and debit cards may have answers. But they are also following up on a tip from neighbors who reported they saw a woman drowning.
"Right now the police are checking the canal, they thought it's you in the canal but I hope it's not you," said Kor.
Hoping instead Lucy is somewhere safe, watching, listening to her father's voice.
"If you see me, please come home, call me and your mom," said Kor.
We watched Tuesday morning as the Fresno Fire Department used a camera to search underwater-- but so far they've found nothing.
Over the next two days, the Irrigation District will be lowering water levels to allow for a more thorough search.
Fresno father's emotional plea to his daughter after she goes missing
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