16 Year Old Autistic Girl Deanna Lynn Blanco Missing Since 8/9/13 in Phoenix, AZ (Update: Found Safe)
16 year old Deanna Lynn Blanca has been missing since Friday night, August 9, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. Deanna Lynn Blanca last was seen about 8:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Bell Road and 7th Street in Phoenix. Police do not expect foul play; however, she has been diagnosed with Asperger and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes.
Missing – Deanna Lynn Blanco
Deanna Lynn Blanca last was seen about 8:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Bell Road and 7th Street in Phoenix, according to the Phoenix Police Department. She has been diagnosed with Asperger and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes.
Blanca has difficulty with her vision and hearing, and may appear confused or scared if located, police said.
She is described as 5 foot 10 inches, 145 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes, officials said. She last was seen wearing a black Puma shirt with a green skeleton on the front, blue jeans, and white and yellow Nike shoes.
Anyone with information on Blanca’s whereabouts is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 602-534-2121 or email email@example.com.
UPDATE I: Great news to report in the case of missing Deanna Lynn Blanco … SHE HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE!!!
After searching most of the day Sunday, Phoenix Police have located a 16-year-old girl with several medical conditions who was last seen on Friday.
Deanna Lynn Blanco was last seen Friday about 8:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East Bell Road in Phoenix. Police say that Deanna left home on foot after a heated conversation with some family members.
Officers and about 30 volunteers searched the area of 7th Street and Bell for her all day Sunday. Just before 9 p.m., police confirmed she was safe and had been staying at an area youth shelter.