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Missing Person: Police, volunteers search for missing 16-year-old girl in Utqiagvik

Published: Mar. 2, 2021 at 5:42 PM AKST
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - The North Slope Borough Police Department is searching for a missing juvenile from Utqiagvik. 16-year-old Janice Richards was lasted seen on Wednesday February 24th between 7:30 and 8:00 p.m.

According to the public information officer for the borough, Richards was wearing a purple jacket with a brown camo sweater and green camo pants when she went out for a walk and hasn’t been seen since.

The borough said that they have had search parties looking for Richards. They have also been going door to door passing out fliers and are asking anyone with information to call the North Slope Borough Police Department at 907-852-0311.

16-year-old Janice Richards was lasted seen on Wednesday February 24th between 7:30 and 8 p.m....
16-year-old Janice Richards was lasted seen on Wednesday February 24th between 7:30 and 8 p.m. in Utqiagvik.(Janice Richards Mom)

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