Middletown PD: Missing 15-year-old found safe


Julie Kelly-Shapiro

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH)– Middletown police have located the 15-year-old who was reported missing Saturday.

15-year-old Julie Kelly-Shapiro is safe and has been reunited with her family, according to police. Officers say residents in the area of Columbus Avenue recognized her.

On Friday officers described her as 5-foot, 105 pounds, with short sandy brown hair. Officers report she was last seen leaving Middletown High School yesterday walking east on Larosa Lane around 2:30 p.m.

According to Middletown police, there was cause for concern about her physical and mental state/well-being.

She was last seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and blue sneakers. The sweatshirt has the words “All-State” on the front and has her last name and number 12 on the back.

Police thank the residents who located Julie and kept her safe until officers arrived.

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