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Lake City Police looking for missing 16-year-old girl

10:01 AM, Oct 3, 2012   |    comments
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LAKE CITY, Fla. -- The Lake City Police Department is looking for a 16-year-old girl who ran away from the Youth Interface facility.

Helena Pinkerton left the facility August 16. She has not been seen or heard from by family since then, according to a news release from Craig Strickland, Public Information Officer for the Lake City Police Department.

Pinkerton is described as being a white female, 5'4" tall, weighing 130 pounds with red/brown hair, brown eyes, braces with pink bands and piercings in her ears, nose and navel.  She goes by the nickname "Who" to family members.

Strickland said possible locations after her departure include Gainesville or Live Oak areas since she has friends in both communities.

Pinkerton has been entered into the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearing House as missing and a state notification has been released, Strickland said.

Anyone who has any information on Helena Pinkerton's whereabouts or if you have seen her at any time after August 16, you are asked to please contact Investigator David Grear at 386-758-7541.

If you would like to remain anonymous, you may call the TIPS Line at 386-719-2068.

Police are asking people to please leave any information that may be able to assist them in locating Helena Pinkerton, no matter how minor or major a person may think the information is.

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