Tunica County Officials searching for missing teen girl

Tunica County Officials searching for missing teen girl
Police are searching for Fantasia Velez, who was last seen in Tunica County. (Source: Tunica County Sheriff's Department)

TUNICA, Miss. (WMC) - The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager.

On Wednesday, March 3, Fantasia Velez was last seen in Tunica County, according to police.

Velez has black hair, brown eyes, is 5-feet-6-inches tall and weighs exactly 230 pounds, police reported.

Police said she was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, grey basketball shorts, and red and black checkered board house shoes with the phrase “little bear” on them.

Velez has a skull with a rose tattoo on her hand, a cross behind her ear and her birthday in Old English letter font on her left hand.

Authorities believe she is being transported to Indiana by a non-custodial relative.

If anyone has any information on Fantasia Velez’s whereabouts, please contact the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office at 662-363-1411 or call CrimeStoppers at 662-910-0400.

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