Girl found wandering streets in St. Pete has been identified

Posted at 4:15 PM, Apr 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-25 17:00:59-04

UPDATE (4:57 p.m.) | The girl that was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Hospital earlier who was confused and lost, and did not know her name or where she lived, has been identified.

According to officials, she is 17 years old and was living with her father in St. Petersburg. Her mother saw their Facebook post and contacted them with her identity. Her father is en route to the hospital.


ORIGINAL STORY | The St. Petersburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a girl that was found wandering around Tuesday morning. 

According to officials, they found a girl wearing a white tank top, long black skirt, and white slip-on canvas shoes wandering around the area of 45th Avenue North and 3rd Street at 11:26 a.m.. 

They said she was confused and lost and did not know her name or where she lived.

Police have taken the girl to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Hospital.

They believe she may be anywhere from sixteen years of age to possibly being in her early twenties.

She has brown eyes, light brown hair, a medium skin tone and a mole under her right eye. She also has a small circular tattoo on her right stomach area below the belt line.

Anyone who knows the identity of this girl, or where she might live, is encouraged to contact the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780.