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Posted on Mon, May 6, 2013 : 10:56 a.m.

Ypsilanti woman reported missing and police want to question her ex-boyfriend

By Kyle Feldscher

A 25-year-old woman is missing Monday and Ypsilanti police are searching for her ex-boyfriend to question him about her disappearance.


Jeremy Abston

Courtesy of YPD

Farrah Nicole Cook, 25, was reported missing after she didn’t show up for work Monday morning.

According to police, officers were dispatched at 5:45 a.m. Monday to a home in the 500 block of South Hamilton Street after receiving a report of a woman being forced into a black Pontiac Grand Prix by a man.

Investigators spoke with Cook’s family and co-workers and were told she did not show up for work and was not at her home. Police are now actively searching for Jeremy Abston, 27, in order to question him about her disappearance.

Abston’s last known residence is in Ann Arbor and police say he’s considered possibly armed and dangerous. Police believe the vehicle used in the abduction is a dark blue or black Pontiac Bonneville with a rear passenger wheel missing a hubcap and a small amount of rust. Police initially said the vehicle was a Pontiac Grand Prix.

“We are trying to locate the subjects,” Lt. Deric Gress said in an email. “We may release photos in the near future.”

Abston is described as a black man, 5-feet-11 inches tall and weighing between 240 and 250 pounds. Two accomplices are believed to have been involved in the incident as well, a man and a woman, according to police.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact Detective Sgt. Thomas Eberts at 734-482-9878 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2587).

Kyle Feldscher covers cops and courts for He can be reached at or you can follow him on Twitter.


Chandelle German

Mon, May 6, 2013 : 4:59 p.m.

I certainly hope she is found unharmed. Prayers to the family!

Kyle Feldscher

Mon, May 6, 2013 : 4:34 p.m.

Investigators released an updated vehicle description. The vehicle was not a Grand Prix, it was a Bonneville. That's been changed in the story.


Mon, May 6, 2013 : 4:24 p.m.

Glad to see you have a photo of the victim on the followup story. I was looking for her description. I hope she is unharmed and quickly found. I will keep an eye out for this vehicle !

Kyle Feldscher

Mon, May 6, 2013 : 4:35 p.m.

As I stated earlier, we didn't have confirmation that was her Facebook profile immediately. I wanted to be sure - it would have been a big mistake to put a picture of the incorrect person in a story like this.


Mon, May 6, 2013 : 4:28 p.m.

I agree it is good that a photo of the apparent victim was included in the follow-up story. I don't know why it's not included here. On this story I posted a link to another site (WDIV coverage) that included photos of both of them, but my post was deleted.


Mon, May 6, 2013 : 3:45 p.m.

WDIV has a picture up.


Mon, May 6, 2013 : 4 p.m.

Thank you Kyle! :)

Kyle Feldscher

Mon, May 6, 2013 : 3:50 p.m.

We just received that photo from police. It'll be in this story soon, just takes a few moments for the system to update.


Mon, May 6, 2013 : 3:28 p.m.

Do they have a description of Abston?

Kyle Feldscher

Mon, May 6, 2013 : 3:34 p.m.

Adding that in right now, Sara.

Kyle Feldscher

Mon, May 6, 2013 : 3:09 p.m.

I've found a Facebook profile I believe belongs to Farrah Cook, but I'm waiting for confirmation from police to post any photos.


Mon, May 6, 2013 : 3:04 p.m.

Is the license plate of the car in question available? If I'm driving behind the car, I would be able to ID the car by the plate, but I would have no ability to tell if the hubcap on the rear passsenger wheel was missing.

Kyle Feldscher

Mon, May 6, 2013 : 3:14 p.m.

DBH - Police have asked us to be patient and they're actively working the case. I'm going to speak with investigators further when I have the chance, obviously they're following the case closely at the moment. To this point, I'm not sure if license plate information is known by police and if it is, they have not released it. If that information becomes available, I'll post it here.