Deputies: Missing 14-year-old girl located

UPDATE: Vanessa has been located and is safe.


The Marion County Sheriff's Office said that 14-year-old Vanessa Velella is missing from her Ocala home.

They said that Vanessa was seen at the home, which is on Pecan Run Harbor in Ocala, on Tuesday. She was wearing a black flower hoodie, black Nirvana shirt, black jeans, and black combat boots. 

"Vanessa has health issues and is without her medication, which has caused a concern for her safety," deputies said.

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She is described to be about 5'6", 130 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair. Her birthday is Thursday, based on the date of birth provided by law enforcement.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, please call 911.

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