Update: 13-year-old Atalina Fono was located by East Precinct officers and returned safely to her family.
Portland, Oregon – Portland Police Bureau Missing Persons detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating 13-year-old Atalina Fono, who was last seen leaving for school on Tuesday morning, November 8th, 2011. Atalina lives in the 2300 block of Southeast 135th Avenue, and is a student at Ron Russell Middle School, in the David Douglas School District.
Upon contacting police to report her missing on Thursday, November 10th, 2011, family members advised that Atalina had been skipping school recently, and had stayed out overnight once before. Detectives have said there is currently no evidence of foul play, but given the length of time since she was last seen, they would like to be able to locate Atalina, as soon as possible, to check her welfare.
Atalina is described as a Pacific Islander female, 13 years old, who is 5 feet tall and weighs 100 pounds. She has shoulder-length black hair and brown eyes. There is no clothing description available.
Anyone who knows of Atalina’s current whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1. Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to contact Detective Mike Weinstein, Portland Police Bureau Missing Persons Unit, at 503-823-0446.
Source: Portland Police Bureau