Update: According to the Augusta Police Department, the family has been located.

"We are very pleased to announce that all of the persons listed in the previous media release have been located and are safe; and the family members have been notified. We would like to take a moment and thank our community partners, media partners and law enforcement family for all of the hard work and tireless hours following up on leads to help resolve this incident."


What started out as a report of suspicious activity on Glenridge Drive in Augusta now has authorities searching for the location of a woman and 4 children from the area.

Police are looking for any information that would help them verify the safety of the family.

Missing are 28-year-old Augusta resident Mawj Al Hilfi (pictured below) a nine-year-old girl named Zainab Al Hilfi, an eight-year-old girl named Assent Al Hilfi, and two four-year-old boys named Mohammed and Abbes Al Hilfi.

Mawj Al Hilfi, Augusta Police Department
Mawj Al Hilfi, Augusta Police Department

Augusta Police believe the individuals might be traveling in an light-colored SUV.

"They were last seen around 8:00 PM on June 30th, 2022. They may possibly be driving the following vehicle: 2015 silver Toyota Highlander, Maine passenger car plate, 3308 WS."

If you have seen this vehicle or any of the family members, or have information, authorities are asking that you call the Augusta Police Dispatch # 626-2370 ext. 0 anytime day or night. There are two detectives working on this case, Detective Chris Guay # 207-530-2701, and Detective Derek Daley # 207-530-7867.

The Scary Stories of 10 Maine Multiple Murderers & Their Victims

Let's explore some of the darkest stories from Maine's criminal history.

Do you have our free app yet? If you don't, give it a try. It lets you listen to us anywhere. You can hear all your favorite songs, plus keep up with everything happening in our area. If you want, we'll even send you alerts when something new happens. There are prizes to win and fun to be had. Just enter your mobile number in the box below, and we'll shoot you a link so you won't miss a thing.

More From WWMJ Ellsworth Maine