Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
On 11/14/13 at 10:08 P.M., officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Sanford Avenue in reference to a runaway report. The investigation revealed a family member dropped off Desiree Marion for school at 8:40 A.M. on 11/14/13 and has not seen or heard from Desiree Marion since then. Desiree Marion left a note that she was voluntarily leaving home and she didn't want family to come look for her. The family has asked that we put out information with her picture, asking for her to return home or to the police department.
The endangered runaway is Desiree Marion, 14, black female, approximately 5'06" and around 156 pounds. Marion was last seen wearing a black coat, gray jogging pants and gray boots.
If anyone has any information about her whereabouts, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.
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