UPDATE: Martinsville police locate suspected runaway teen

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Martinsville police say they have located a 15-year-old girl suspected of running away.


MARTINSVILLE, Ind. – Police in Martinsville are asking the public’s help after a 15-year-old girl was last seen on Monday night.

The teen was last seen around 10:30 p.m. and is 5’4″ and weighs 120 pounds. She has blue eyes and blonde hair.

According to police, the girl is a suspected runaway.

“At this time, we do not believe she is in immediate danger, but given the length of time she’s been missing, we want to locate her as quickly as possible to secure her safety,” Bertelsen said.

According to police, anyone found to be assisting the girl or who fails to report reliable leads or information about her can be subject to criminal charges.

Anyone who knows the teen’s whereabouts or who has information about her is asked to contact police at 765-349-4900, or after hours at 765-342-6614.

Editor’s note: The teen’s name and photo have been removed to help protect her identity. 

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