Police search for missing Far Rock girl

Vanessa Mendez, 11, was last seen leaving her Far Rockaway residence Thursday, July 27.
By Zach Gewelb

Police were searching for a missing 11-year-old girl from Far Rockaway.

It was reported to police that Vanessa Mendez was last seen July 27at about 12 p.m. leaving her residence at on Beach 43rd St.

Police described Mendez as approximately 5 feet 2 inches tall and 115 pounds with long black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about 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 Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Reach reporter Zach Gewelb by e-mail at zgewelb@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4539.

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