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16-year-old missing out of Margate

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Margate Police

Authorities in Margate are currently searching for a 16-year-old girl who went missing on Monday.

Officials say Lakeisha Scott may have left her home along Northwest First Court and 66th Avenue between 10:00 pm and 11:oo pm.

She reportedly wrote a note stating that she ” needed a break from life.”

Authorities say Scott has a history of severe depression and suicidal tendencies and has been Baker acted in the past.

It is unclear of she left her home on foot or by vehicle.

She is said to be around 5’9 and is a medium build. She was last seen wearing a white tank top, black shorts, and a purple/grey sweater.

If you have any information about her whereabouts you are asked to contact the Margate Police Department at 954-764-4347.