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Florida Missing Child Alert canceled for 16-year-old Bartow girl with autism

Posted at 8:54 PM, Sep 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-14 11:49:04-04

BARTOW, Fla. — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement canceled a missing child alert on Friday for a 16-year-old with autism from Bartow. The alert was originally issued on Thursday. 

Police say the case has been resolved. 

ORIGINAL STORY:  Police say Lesley Perez was last seen in the 1300 block of South Floral Avenue. Perez is described as a Caucasian-Hispanic female, 5 foot 4 inches tall and 116 pounds. 

She was last seen wearing a black and dark green t-shirt, cuffed blue jean shorts and tennis shoes, according to police. She was also carrying a pink and grey hoodie. 

If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Perez call 911, contact FDLE at 1-888-356-4774 or the Bartow Police Department at 863-534-5034.