Hilo Teen Reported as Runaway

April 28, 2022, 11:15 AM HST
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Hawai‘i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Kelis Garmon-Mercado of Hilo, who was reported as a runaway.

She was last seen at her residence on Monday, April 25, and is believed to have left the residence in the late evening. She was last seen wearing a black-colored jacket, blue and white leggings, and carrying a black-colored backpack.

She is described as local, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 300 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police ask anyone with information on Garmon-Mercado’s whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311 or contact Officer Lisa Ebesugawa at [email protected]

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