SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A 16-year-old girl visiting New York City from Texas was found in the Bronx the day after she went missing in Brooklyn, police said Wednesday.
The teen, an Austin resident, was staying at a 39th Street hotel near Fifth Avenue with her family, an NYPD spokeswoman said. She was last seen leaving there on Tuesday around 2 p.m. The teen was found in the Bronx on on Wednesday evening.
The teen is around 5 feet, 7 inches tall and has a thin build, police said. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black t-shirt. Anyone with information has been asked to contact police.
Editor’s Note: The teen’s name and picture were removed after she was found.
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