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UPDATED: West Hartford Police Report 16-Year-Old Has Been Found

Julia Fernandes-Delima. Courtesy of West Hartford Police

[UPDATED, Nov. 4, 11:25 p.m.] West Hartford Police said 16-year-old Julia Fernandes-Delima has been located.

By Ronni Newton


Capt. Daniel Moffo said in a news release late Saturday night that Julia Fernandes-Delima, who had been reported missing earlier in the evening, has been located. She has been reunited with her family, he said.

“We’d like to thank our community and media partners for their assistance,” Moffo said.

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A 16-year-old Conard High School student did not return home from school on Friday, Nov. 3, and West Hartford Police are asking the public for any information that may assist in locating her.

Capt. Daniel Moffo said Saturday night that Julia Fernandes-Delima was last seen on Nov. 3, and reported missing by her parents when she did not return home from school that day.

A Silver Alert has also been issued, and other law enforcement agencies are also involved in the search for the teen.

According to West Hartford Police, Fernandes-Delima has also been entered into the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs).

She is described as a Hispanic female, approximately 5-feet-2 inches tall and weighs approximately 100 pounds.

Fernandes-Delima was last seen wearing gray pants and a black sweatshirt. Police said it is possible that she may travel, or may have already traveled, outside of Connecticut.

Anyone with information regarding Fernandes-Delima’s whereabouts is strongly urged to immediately contact the West Hartford Police Department.

“To provide timely information, we encourage callers to dial 911 to report what they know as soon as possible,” police said. Information can also be reported to the West Hartford Police Department by calling 860-523-5203, or to remain anonymous, utilizing the WHPD Tip Line/email at (860) 570-8969 / [email protected].

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