Police: Missing Milton girl found safe in California

UPDATE, Feb. 7,  4:10 p.m. - Milton police captain Charles Barstow said Wednesday that Liza Nicole Guerrero had been found safely in Dublin, California.

Barstow said she was located Saturday by police in California and then turned over to child protective services. Barstow added that Guerrero is in “good health” and is waiting to be picked up by her mother.

Police did not say if she was found with anyone. Barstow said police in California will be handling the reunion of Guerrero with her parents.

ORIGINAL STORY, Jan. 31, 4:06 p.m. - Police in Milton are asking the public’s help to locate a missing teenage girl.

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Liza Nicole Guerrero, 16, was reported as a runaway and missing juvenile on Jan. 26.

She is described as about 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds with fair skin, brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black and white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

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Police said she was last seen by a security guard at 12:27 a.m. on Jan. 26 leaving the Crooked Creek subdivision.

According to police, she told her friends that she was attempting to arrange transportation to California to be with family.

“Our detectives are following up on some promising leads and we will hopefully have a more definitive idea on her location then,” said Milton Police Captain Charles Barstow. “We are working diligently to determine her exact whereabouts in hopes of returning her home to her parents safely and quickly.”

Anyone with information about Guerrero is asked to call Detective Hewitt with the Milton Police Department at 678-242-2612.

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