Hilo Girl, 13, Reported Missing

April 26, 2017, 12:35 PM HST (Updated April 26, 2017, 12:41 PM)

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for 13-year-old Jesstina-Lynn Gomes-Balberdi of Hilo, who was last seen in Hilo on Tuesday morning, April 25.

She is described as part-Hawaiian, about 5-foot-2-inches tall, 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.



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