UPDATED: Friday, January 25 at 9:10 p.m.
Palatine police are looking for 12-year-old Lilyann Tamez, who is believed to be a runaway. [picture to the right-click on police press release].
Tamez lives in the 0-100 block of N. Greenwood Avenue.
Police say Tamez reportedly told friends she attended Winston Campus with on Thursday she planned on running away after school; she also showed them a bag packed with clothing.
Tamez's parents contacted Palatine Police at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, January 24 when she didn't make it home from school.
Since then the 12-year-old has reportedly been seen in the area of Rand Road between Dundee Road, near Route 53 and near the Ports O'Call apartments, police say.
Palatne Police are continuing to search the area to bring Tamez home.
Lilyann Tamez is white/Hispanic, 12-years-old, and stands four feet nine inches and weighs roughly 95 pounds. Her hair is black and it has red streaks in it.
She was last seen wearing a red and black coat, red jeans and red boots, and was carrying a multi-colored backpack.
Anyone who has information or who knows the whereabouts of Lilyann is asked to call Palatine police immediately at 847-359-9000.
Palatine Police have issued a missing child alert for a 12-year-old girl named Lilyann Tamez.
Lilyann is white/Hispanic, has black hair with red streaks, is four feet nine inches tall and weighs 95 pounds, according to Palatine police.
The girl was last seen wearing a red coat, red jeans and red boots and carrying a multi-colored backpack.
Anyone who has information or knows the whereabouts of Lilyann is asked to call Palatine police immediately at 847-359-9000.