Missing 15-year-old in Tyler, mentally-challenged

Published on Thursday, 24 April 2014 18:24 - Written by From Staff Reports

Tyler Police are asking for assistance to locate a mentally challenged 15-year–old girl.  

Carlaina Nicole Hopkins was last seen about 3:35 p.m. in the 1600 block of Rice Road, according to the Tyler Police Department.

She was wearing a burgundy Dickey-type school shirt and khaki capri pants.  Her shoes are black with glitter.  She is an African American female, approximately 150 pounds and 5-feet, 3-inches tall. She is believed to be on foot, and may be heading towards Gresham.

She has some medical conditions that require medicine.  

If anyone knows of her location or sees her, please call 911 or the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000.