Missing Person's Reports

Southgate Police Searching for Missing 13 Yr Old Girl

Updated: 22 August, 2014 @ 7:31:21

Southgate Police say they have located missing 13-year-old Carole Joy Shaeffer.

SOUTHGATE, MI – Southgate Police are asking for help in finding missing 13 Carole Joy Shaefferyear old Carole Joy Shaeffer.

She has not been seen for 3 days.  She disappeared from the family’s home in the 14000 block of Windermere Circle in Southgate between 9 p.m and 11 p.m. Tuesday, August 19th, 2014.

Police said friends reported that Carole made statements about running away. She also packed some of her belongings, said Det. Sgt. Matthew Flynn with the Southgate Police.  Police do believe she is a run away.


  • Height: 5ft 3
  • Weight: 130 lbs
  • Eyes:  Very Dark Brown
  • Age: 13 years old
  • Hair: Brown hair with blonde tips
  • Other features: A small gap in her front teeth, 3 piercings in each ear and a pierced nose that may have a hoop.
  • Clothing: She was wearing a navy blue Aeropostale hoodie, dark yoga pants and bright pink Vans tennis shoes
  • Note: She left her home without her cellphone

If you have information pertaining to her disappearance or know where she is, you are asked to contact Southgate Police.

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Southgate Police Department
14710 Reaume Pkwy
Southgate, MI
(734) 258-3061 or (734) 324-4438 or call 911 Immediately

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