Missing endangered runaway found

Posted at 11:25 AM, Jan 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-13 16:51:01-05

UPDATE: Yamilette Gomez has been found and is safe, according to West Palm Beach police.


West Palm Beach police are searching for a missing endangered 12-year-old runaway.

Officials say Yamilette Gomez did not return home from her middle school Monday. She was believed to be at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Riviera Beach.

Yamilette is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 3 inches tall,  weighing 120 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a black sweater, black jeans, silver earrings, black headband and gray sneakers. She was carrying a clear backpack. 

Anyone with information about Yamilette whereabouts is asked to contact a local law enforcement agency.