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Dallas police ask public for help to find missing 13-year-old girl

Ignacia Garcia, 13, of Dallas, has been missing since Saturday and may be in need of assistance, Dallas police said. The department is asking the public for help locating the girl, who’s been listed as a critical missing person.
Ignacia Garcia, 13, of Dallas, has been missing since Saturday and may be in need of assistance, Dallas police said. The department is asking the public for help locating the girl, who’s been listed as a critical missing person. Courtesy of the Dallas Police Department

The Dallas Police Department is asking the public for help finding a 13-year-old girl who went missing Saturday and may be in need of assistance.

Ignacia Garcia was listed as a critical missing person Thursday, according to the Dallas police blog. She was reportedly last seen about 8 p.m. Saturday in the 10500 block of Dawn Drive.

Police didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday on the status of the search.

The teen, described as a white female with black hair and brown eyes, was wearing a black spaghetti strap shirt and shorts, according to the police blog. She’s about 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds.

She could be in need of assistance, police said.

Anyone with information on Garcia is asked to call 911 or the Dallas Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 214-671-4268.

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Jack Howland is a breaking news and enterprise reporter. Before coming to the Star-Telegram in May 2019, he worked for two and a half years as a breaking news reporter at the Poughkeepsie Journal in New York. He’s a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
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