Monday, January 11, 2010

Police seek missing and endangered 14-year-old

UPDATE: Beauty Smith was located walking near Ruskin High School in fair condition. Detectives will interview her to determine if a crime has occurred.

14-year-old Beauty Smith was last seen leaving a friend's house near 111th and Winchester at 10 p.m. last night, Jan. 10. Beauty was supposed to walk home from the friend's house, which is across the street from her home. Beauty never arrived home, so her parents notified police. Police and family are in fear for her safety.

Beauty Smith is considered a Missing/Endangered Juvenile. She is a 14-year-old black female who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds. She has a birthmark on her right cheek. She was last seen wearing a purple sweater and purple jeans.
Anyone who has seen Beauty Smith or has information on her whereabouts should call KCPD's Crimes Against Children Unit at 816-234-5150 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).