Update: Kea‘au teen reported as runaway located in good health
Updated Jan. 12, 2023: Big island police have located Shaelynn Gomes in Hilo on Jan. 6, 2023.
Original post: Hawai‘i Island police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Shaelynn Gomes of Kea‘au who was reported as a runaway.
She was last seen on Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. in Kea‘au wearing a black shirt and white Champion slippers.
Gomes is described as 5 feet tall, 150 pounds, with curly black color hair and hazel eyes. She has a tattoo of a dove on her right shoulder.
Police ask anyone with information on Gomes’ whereabouts to call the police department’s non-emergency line at 808-935-3311.