Missing At-Risk Juvenile Found Safe
Update: Detectives located Araceli Cervantes Cortez today in the 200 blk of N. McClelland. Cortez is now safely back with her parents
Source: Santa Maria Police Department
The Santa Maria Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating an at risk missing juvenile. She is identified as Araceli Cervantes Cortez. She is 14 years old, approximately 5'-04", 108 lbs., having black hair, and brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt, black yoga pants. She voluntarily left her home. She told her mother she was going to a friend's house and left. She did not return and has a history of running away.
Family members and friends have received recent text messages from her and current information is that she is in the City of Santa Maria.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Santa Maria Police Department immediately at (805) 928-3781 xt. 2277.