At-risk missing juvenile located safe and returned home

Posted at 10:39 PM, Feb 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 11:20:08-05

UPDATE (Feb. 9, 2017, 8:11 a.m.): The Bakersfield Police Department shared that missing 17-year-old Mariah Bullard has been returned home safely.

The teen returned home February 8, 2017, around 11:35 a.m. She admitted to being a voluntary runaway.


Bakersfield police are searching for a missing at-risk juvenile last seen Tuesday morning.

Mariah Bullard was last seen near South H Street and Berkshire Road around 7:30 a.m.

She is described as a 17-year-old black female, 160 pounds, and five feet tall with brown and burgundy long braided hair, black framed glasses, and a pierced tongue.

Bullard is considered at-risk because she has no history of running away.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.