A teen is missing from her Beaumont-area home, and her mom said she fears the worst

Screen shot of Facebook.com/Tammy Day Cox's post

Like many teenagers, Heaven Ray Cox likes to sleep late.

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This is reportedly why it wasn’t until her mother went to check on her Saturday when she discovered the 15-year-old vanished from their Mauriceville home, northeast of Beaumont.

Now, Cox’s family said they fear she is the victim of an abduction or running away with a man she met on social media, according to the Beaumont Enterprise.

Authorities are reportedly working to determine the girl’s whereabouts, saying she left a note indicating her plans to go to California.

Heaven’s mother Tammy posted on Facebook sharing updates about her daughter’s disappearance:

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She said her teen suffers from bipolar disorder and left her medication behind.

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On Wednesday, Tammy allegedly discovered the girl’s passport to be missing, reportedly contacting immigration authorities to help with the search.

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If you would like to share information on Heaven’s disappearance, contact your local authorities or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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