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BPD searching for at-risk runaway teen in Central Bakersfield

Posted at 5:43 PM, Jan 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-09 20:43:28-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for assistance locating an at-risk runaway juvenile, 16-year-old Yessica Villegas.

She was last seen near 900 6th Street at approximately 3 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Villegas is listed as "at-risk" due to a medical condition.

She is described as a Hispanic female at 5 feet 9 inches and 150 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes, but the clothing she was wearing is currently unknown.

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