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Published on May 14, 2024
Chicago Police Seek Help to Locate Endangered Teen, Leilani GarciaSource: Chicago Police Department

The Chicago Police Department is currently seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old girl, Leilani Garcia. According to the Chicago Police Department's official website, Garcia was last seen at her residence in the 3100 block of North Mason Ave on May 12, 2024, at approximately 6:40 PM. She is described as Hispanic, with a height of 4 feet 11 inches, weighing 103 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair, and an olive complexion. Garcia's birth date is listed as February 16, 2008.

The circumstances of Leilani Garcia's disappearance have not been disclosed but the Chicago Police have categorized her as an endangered teen. Details pertaining to what she was last seen wearing were not provided. Anyone with information can directly contact the Area Five Special Victims Unit Detectives, underscoring the severity with which law enforcement is treating the case.

In an effort to expedite the search, the police have released Garcia's description and a poster on the department's website. The case has gained attention on social media as well, with concerned citizens sharing the poster and urging others to keep an eye out for Garcia. The police have not disclosed any leads or suspicions they might have regarding the teen's disappearance as of now.

 The Chicago Police Department has asked anyone with knowledge of Leilani Garcia’s whereabouts to immediately report any details, no matter how seemingly trivial, to the detectives of Area Five S.V.U.