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Police Search for Missing Teenager

September 28, 2015, 9:09 AM HST
* Updated September 28, 9:50 AM
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A 16-year-old girl is being sought after by the Hawai’i Police Department.

Kuuipo Taketa was last seen on July 1 in Hilo.

Police describe Taketa as Japanese and Filipino, 5-foot-2, and 103 pounds. She has black hair, brown eyes, a fair complexion, and a slim build. In addition, Taketa has scars on her left forearms and on both thighs.

Taketa was previously reported missing on June 3 after last being seen on Jan. 19.

Anyone with information on Taketa’s whereabouts should call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

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Those who prefer to maintain anonymous should call the Big Island Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300.

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