UPDATE: Katie Golden is home, according to Tampa Police.
Previous story: Parents of a Tampa teen, who police believe has run away from home, are asking for help finding their daughter.
Katie Golden, age 15, was last seen at 11 p.m. on June 25 at her home in Tampa. Her parents reported her missing the next morning, according to Tampa Police Department Detective Christopher Smith, who says a case has been opened.
Smith said that it appears as though Golden intentionally left on her own sometime the evening of June 25. Smith did not know if she was with anyone when she left. “You never know with juveniles,” Smith said. Golden’s family has created a Facebook page with the hope it will help bring her home. They also passed out flyers on Monday evening.
Katie Golden is 4 ft, 11 inches tall, she weighs 90 lbs and has blue eyes and blonde hair. If you have information about her whereabouts call Tampa Police at (813) 231-6130 regarding case number 15-365946 or call private investigator Ed Busquet at 888-854-8936. A case has also been opened with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The number is 1250584. You can contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.