Upper Dublin Super: Missing Student 'Believed to be All Right'
The Upper Dublin School District released the following statement regarding missing student Destiny Chase-Shim.
UPDATE: MyFoxPhilly.com is reporting that the teenager was "back with her father."
The Upper Dublin School District released the following statement earlier today:
On behalf of the City of Philadelphia Police Department, the Upper Dublin Township Police Department, and the School District of Upper Dublin, we appreciate your concern.
Philadelphia Police are still looking for an Upper Dublin High School Student who went missing on Friday.
According to a Philadelphia Police spokeswoman, Destiny Chase-Shim, 14, of the 2000 block of Kingston Street, Philadelphia was reported missing Jan. 25.
A story on MyFoxPhilly.com reported that Chase-Shim’s father dropped her off at Upper Dublin High School at about 10 a.m. Friday.
Chase-Shim lives in Upper Dublin with her mother. Her father lives in Philadelphia, according to the story.
Calls to Upper Dublin School District were not immediately returned.
Chase-Shim is described as being 5-foot-5, weighing around 120 pounds with brown eyes and sandy brown shoulder length hair.
According to the Fox 29 story, "Her family said she was last seen wearing navy blue sweat pants and blue and white Nike sneakers with a brown waist-length coat. She was seen carrying a pink book bag."
The Philadelphia Police northeast detectives division is handling the case, according to the Philadelphia Police spokeswoman.
From the Upper Dublin School District:
This morning one of the local news stations ran a story regarding an Upper Dublin High School student, Destiny Chase Shim, who was reported missing in Philadelphia over the weekend. The student has been in contact with friends, and is believed to be all right.
The Upper Dublin Township Police Department and the School District of Upper Dublin are assisting the City of Philadelphia Police Department with the investigation, and anyone knowing the present location of the student is asked to please contact the City of Philadelphia Police at 215-686-3174 ...Thank you for your consideration.