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Deputies searching for missing, endangered teenager

Posted at 5:06 PM, Apr 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-02 17:06:57-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. --- Collier County Deputies are looking to locate a missing teenage girl. 

Irene Benitez, 17-years-old, was last seen at her home in Immokalee on January 4th. According to Benitez family members, she did not take any of her personal items with her. 

Deputies say Irene has run away from home in the past and this is the longest period of time that she has been away without contacting anyone. 

Irene is described as an Hispanic female, 5 feet tall and 170 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair that is dyed purple. 

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Benitez, you're asked to contact Collier County Sheriff's Office at (239) 252-9300.