In a story which has received little coverage, Patricia Bernal, a 17-year-old missing teenage girl, has been reported missing in Watsonville, Ca. She is listed at the NCMEC as Case Type: Endangered Missing
WATSONVILLE – A 17-year-old Watsonsville area girl was reported missing Wednesday by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
Patricia Bernal was last seen at school Tuesday and her family called the center to report her missing on Wednesday, Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Greg Lansdowne said.
Details of her whereabouts were sketchy Wednesday, with friends saying they didn’t know where she was, he said, adding that a detective and others are continuing to search for her. He declined to say which school she attended.
Anyone having information should contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST) or the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office (California) 1-831-471-1121
Update 05-30-09: Missing teen comes home
A 17-year-old Watsonville area girl reported missing Wednesday has arrived home safe and sound, the Sheriff’s Office reported.
Patricia Bernal was last seen at school Tuesday, Sgt. Greg Lansdowne said.
She arrived home about 9 p.m. Thursday, Lansdowne said
Note: She was listed as missing still as of Friday morning at the NCMEC but now the link to her information has been broken.