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NOPD searching for missing teen

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police search for a missing teenager.

Officials say Merlin Mejia, 16 left her home in the 2000 block of Conti Street without permission.

She was last seen on Sunday around noon.

Mejia's parents believe she may attempt to travel to Florida.

The teen is described as having black hair and brown eyes.

She is reportedly 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds.

A photo of Mejia was not immediately available.

If you know where Mejia is located, please call the New Orleans Police Department at 504-821-2222 or the Second District Detectives at 504-658-6010.

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