Status of missing North Shore girl upgraded to 'endangered'

Updated: Aug. 8, 2018 at 7:07 PM CDT
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ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has upgraded the status of a missing teenager to "endangered," although the office did not release details about why, saying only that they wanted to increase public awareness about the case.

Desiree Varnado, 15, was last seen in the Lee Road area on Aug. 2 at about 1 a.m. Desiree is a black female, 5'2" tall and 125 pounds with strawberry blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing dark-colored clothing with a black cloth covering her hair.

If you have seen Desiree or have information on her whereabouts, you're asked to call Det. Pichon at 985-276-1326 or 985-898-2338.

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