Youngstown Police currently searching for runaway juvenile
The Youngstown Police Department is seeking help locating a runaway juvenile last seen on Sunday, November 19.
According to a police report from YPD, 12-year-old Whitnee Bender was last seen at a home on the 800 Block of Detroit Avenue.
Police say her guardian was with her on the front porch before going inside the house to take a shower. Once she came back outside, Bender had allegedly ran away. Police say this happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
According to the report, Bender's guardian told police this is the first time Bender has done something like this with her and Bender did not have a cell phone on her.
Police described Bender as a white female standing at 4'9'' with brown hair and glasses. She was last seen wearing a black hoody and black tights.
If you see Bender or know of her whereabouts, you can call Tricia Catanzaro at 330-506-6667 or call YPD at 330-742-8929.