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BPD looking for missing at-risk teen last seen Monday

Posted at 12:45 PM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 15:51:06-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a missing at-risk teen last seen Monday in Southwest Bakersfield.

Taliyah Cornelius was last seen Monday at about 1:30 p.m., in the area of Villa Hermosa Drive and Villa Carmel Way. She is considered to be at-risk due to a medical condition.

Cornelius is described as a Black 16-year-old girl, 4-feet 9-inches tall, and weighing 180 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.