The public is being asked for their assistance in locating a missing teenager, 15- year-old Stephanie Mejia. Stephanie Mejia of the Boca del Rio area in San Pedro Town was last seen last on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at about 8:00 p.m. in the vicinity of the Central Park.
Stephanie’s brother, Giovanni Mejia, told San Pedro Police that on Saturday, she went swimming with her aunt and other family members. He explained that after spending the day at the beach, Stephanie returned home and told her mother that she had a school project and needed to meet with classmates. Giovanni says that Stephanie was with her friends until about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night. She reportedly also told her friends that she had a school assignment; and that was the last time she was seen on the island.
Her family has been looking for her, but has no clue on her whereabouts. Stephanie was last seen wearing blue shorts with a white blouse. She is described as standing about five feet seven inches tall, of medium build, with short black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the fifteen year old girl is asked to contact the San Pedro Police Station at 206-2022 or the nearest police station in your area.
Stephanie Mekia who was reported missing on Tuesday has been located; but the teen apparently does not want to go back home. As was reported previously, Stephanie Meijia was reported missing after she did not show up at home on Saturday night. The family informed the authorities in San Pedro that Mejia had gone to do some homework with friends that night. After that story was broadcasted by several media outlets, Mejia reportedly contacted her mother and confirmed her whereabouts. Mejia is currently in Punta Gorda with a guardian.