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17-year-old Lehigh Acres girl reported missing over the weekend

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Posted at 9:08 AM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 08:06:59-04

**UPDATE (6/18)** -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office reports that Yessica has been found and is safe.
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing Lehigh Acres juvenile.

17-year-old Yessica Amaya was last seen on Saturday at 9:00 PM in the area of Gerald Avenue in Lehigh Acres.

Yessica is 5’3, 130 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She has a birthmark that resembles a burn on the right side of her face beginning under her right eye and continues down her right arm.

Yessica is possibly traveling to Texas with 23-year-old Oscar Daniel Vega Sanchez. Her method of travel is unknown at this time.

If you see Yessica Amaya or know of her whereabouts, please call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000. To remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000. Tips may also be made online at or by submitting through the P3Tips app.