DETROIT (WWJ) – Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for tips to find a Detroit teen who has been missing for months.
Family members say 17-year-old Marissa Escareno was last seen by her aunt on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the 5000 block of Hazlett near Tireman Street in Detroit.READ MORE: Fund Pays Back Tax Debt Of 1,600 Detroit Homeowners
According to Crime Stoppers, Escareno is an honor roll student who, at the time of her disappearance, was finishing her high school courses in an Early College Alliance program at Eastern Michigan University. She is a member of St. Mary Magdalen Church where she is active in the youth program. Family members say she has a special love for the elderly church members and is always willing to help them whenever she can.
She is 4’10” inches tall, and weighs between 125-145 pounds.READ MORE: Detroit Man Charged In Connection With Son's Fatal Shooting
Authorities believe Escareno could be staying in Southwest Detroit, Lincoln Park or as far away as Richardson, Texas.
Anyone who may have seen this missing teen, knows of her whereabouts, or who has any information that could help to bring her safely home is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Tips may also be submitted online at this link, or by texting CSM and the tip to CRIMES (2746370).MORE NEWS: Henry Ford Health Looking Overseas For Nurses
As always, tipsters may stay 100 percent anonymous, will not be asked their name, to speak to police or to testify in court.