Deputies seek missing teenager who is mentally challenged

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says Dezrae Burdick went missing Saturday morning


LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. – Deputies are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl who is mentally challenged.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Dezrae Burdick walked away from her home on East Preakness Drive in Loxahatchee and has not been seen or heard from since Saturday morning.

Deputies said Burdick is 5 foot 1 inches tall, weighs 100 pounds, and has blue eyes and red hair. She may be carrying a pink plaid backpack. Her last known clothing is unknown.

If anyone should come into contact with Dezrae Burdick they are asked to call 688-3400 or the nearest law enforcement agency.