THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Dutch police say teenage sailor
Laura Dekker, who made headlines when she went to court to fight
for the right to sail solo around the world, has been missing since
Utrecht police spokesman Bernhard Jens says the 14-year-old's
boat is still moored at its usual berth and she appears to have
left her father's home on her own. Police have alerted neighboring
countries to monitor airports.
Jens told The Associated Press on Sunday, "We do not believe
this is a crime."
However, he says authorities are concerned for Dekker's health.
Utrecht District Court refused to let Dekker set sail and placed
her under the supervision of child care authorities.