NYPD searching for missing 15-year-old girl from Castle Hill

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Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who went missing from her Castle Hill home last week in the 43rd Precinct.

Shantia Brown was last seen at her residence on Howe Avenue at about 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 15 wearing all dark clothing, according to the NYPD.

Police describe the teen as as 5 foot 5 inches tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds.

Police sources have also indicated that Brown has had a chronic history of running away from home.

The NYPD also said there was not a reported history of criminal domestic issues in her family.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls and messages are strictly confidential.

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