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November 20, 2015

Philadelphia police seek missing girl, 14, with bipolar disorder, PTSD

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Police are looking to locate a missing 14-year-old girl from West Philadelphia.

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing 14-year-old girl from West Philadelphia.

According to police, Atayjah Respes was last seen at her residence on the first block of S. Sickles St. on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Police say Respes has bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder and may be in need of medication.

The teen is 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 135 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a red bomber jacket, green school shirt and tan pants.

Anyone with information on Respes' whereabouts is asked to contact the Southwest Detective Division at (215) 686-3183 or call 911.