Missing AZ girl's mom: She's been taken, somebody has her

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. -- Pinal County teen Ashley Davis hasn’t been seen for more than a week.

Olanda Ritze said she found her 17-year-old daughter’s MP-3 player, wallet and makeup bag in their Queen Creek home. Ritze said her daughter would never leave home without those things.

"She's missing and I want her home," Ritze said. "Whoever has her, I want her back."

Davis was last seen Jan. 11, hanging around a pond near her home with her brother and a few friends.

"I am worried," said Davis' brother, Donovan Ritze.

Ritze said his sister was excited to graduate from Poston Butte High School and join the Army. 

"I really care about her," said Davis' brother. "If you're watching this, then come home."

A neighborhood friend said Davis was unhappy at home.

"I don't think she's in this state, but I don't think she's hurt either," Elodia Martinez said.

Elias Johnson with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office said detectives are working all leads.

"There's no information that she was upset and ran away," Johnson said.

Ritze is confident her daughter didn't run away.

"She's been taken, somebody has her, if anybody knows where she's at I want her home," said the grieving mother.

Davis also goes by the name Melissa.

Davis is 5 feet 2 inches tall, 110 pounds with "calico" hair and hazel eyes.

If you have any information, call the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office at 520-866-5111.