ATLANTA -- The parents of a 16-year-old girl reported her missing on Wednesday.
According to the Atlanta Police Department,Amelia Maldonado was flying from avisit withher mother inPhiladelphia to Memphis on Tuesday, where the teen lives with her father.She had aconnecting flightin Atlanta.
Both parents, Mrs. Amelia Canales and Mr. Jose Maldonado spoke with police onWednesdayafter their daughter never arrived in memphis.
Police contacted Airtran officials, who said Amelia did arrivein Atlanta to change flights, and she was supposed to haveboarded herconnecting flight at 5:00 p.m.Officials said she never got on that flight, but they did see that she was rebooked for a 9:00 p.m. flight.
According to Airtran, that flight was delayed 50 minutes due to weather, butAmelia never boarded. Officials said she never landed in Memphis.
According to police, the girl is carrying little money and no credit cards. She did have a cell phone, but she has not answered any calls. Police said Amelia has no associates in Georgia.
Police have issued a lookout for the teen. She is around 5' tall, and weighs about 120 pounds. She is described as Hispanic, with brown eyes.