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Police, DHS Continue Search for Missing Girl

VIPD authorities suspect Victoria Parilla, 17, may be staying at Pearson Gardens Housing community on St. Thomas.Detectives from the VIPD Juvenile Bureau on St. Croix and St. Thomas, along with the Department of Human Services, are still on the lookout for 17-year-old Victoria Parilla, who has been missing from the V.I. Behavioral Services girls group home since March 29.
Juvenile detectives have information that Parilla may be living at the Paul M. Pearsons Gardens housing community on St. Thomas. Parilla may be wearing a long brown or blond wig.
Juvenile detectives warn that anyone found harboring or aiding Parilla can be arrested and face criminal prosecution.
Parilla was reported missing to the V.I. Police by Behavioral Services staff on the afternoon of March 29 when she did not return to the center after attending classes at St. Croix Educational Complex.
Parilla is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighs between 115 and 120 pounds, has brown hair, brown eyes, and is of Latin descent.
At the time Parilla went missing she was dressed in her school uniform.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Parilla or who has seen her can notify Juvenile detectives at 778-2211 extension 2048.

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