Police Search For Missing 17-Year-Old Miami Girl

Police called Baptiste an "endangered runaway."

Sunday, Oct 28, 2012  |  Updated 9:51 AM EDT
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Shellie Baptiste, 17

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A 17-year-old girl who police say “has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old” is missing after she ran away from her Miami home.

Shellie Baptiste went missing Saturday from the 1500 block of Northwest 134 Street, the Miami-Dade Police Department said. Baptiste was outside playing when surveillance footage captured her running down the street in the opposite direction of her home.

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Baptiste, who police called an "endangered runaway," is 5-foot-7-inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, black shorts and yellow sandals.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 305-476-5423.

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