The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a missing 12-year-old juvenile female. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
Joy Taplet was reportedly last seen on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at approximately 5:15 pm in the 1400 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Brentwood Parkway, NE. At this time Joy has failed to return home.
Joy is described as a black female with a medium complexion. She stands at approximately 4’10” in height and weighs approximately 100 pounds. She is further described as having brown eyes and black hair. She was reportedly last observed wearing a white shirt and brown pants.
Anyone who may have information as to the whereabouts of Joy Taplet is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.
Update: Missing person was located on September 26, 2009.