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Mother asking for prayers as police continue search for Jenna Scott, Michael Swearingin

The mother of a Temple man who went missing 10 days ago is now asking the community to pray for her son, Michael Swearingin, and his friend Jenna Scott. Their respective parents held a joint press conference Sunday in Temple after hearing from police.

Jenna Scott and Michael Swearingin were last heard from Friday, Jan. 4 at 3 a.m., according to a Temple Police Facebook post. 

The post also said the pair was driving a Gray 2016 Hyundai Genesis. There is no information on where they were or where they were going, but the car was found in Austin that weekend, according to Jenna's brother, Talon Scott. The car was confirmed found by Austin PD. 

But Michael's bother, Deborah Harrison, said she thinks they were never there.

“I don’t think they went to Austin and I know they did not go to that area of town,” Harrison said. “I think that’s just where somebody left their car, but I don’t have any proof of that. That’s just mamma’s gut.”

Saturday, volunteers led a search group through the Arrowhead Point area of Lake Belton. Harrison said her son had been there before.

“Other people had seen him there-- just not since this abduction,” Harrison said. 

Harrison also said the area was said to be a good place to get rid of evidence. 

Harrison previously stated she thought somebody abducted her son from his home. 

It is still not clear who Scott or Swearingin had contacted at 3 a.m. Friday, according to Temple police.