YPD: 17-year-old has been missing out of Yakima since August

Image credit: Yakima Police Department, Facebook

YAKIMA, Wash. — A young woman has been missing out of Yakima since August of this year and local police are asking for the community’s help to find her.

According to a social media post from the Yakima Police Department, 17-year-old Cristina Cuellar has been missing since August 2021.

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She is described as a young Hispanic female who is distinguishable by her brown hair and hazel eyes. Her measurables are registered at approx. 5-foot-5, 125 lbs.

In their social media alert, Yakima police labeled her as a missing person/runaway. The specific details of her disappearance were not disclosed to the public beyond the fact that she went missing three months ago.

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YPD Detective Mario Vela is hoping to gather further details on her whereabouts. If you have any information that may contribute to his investigation, you’re urged to call 9-1-1 or contact him at (509) 576-6535 at your earliest convenience.

This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up may be issued once further details are announced.



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