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Silver Alert issued for Franklin County girl

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA21) - A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared for a missing Franklin County teenager.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of Laila Davis, a 16 year old white girl who is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds, with black hair with blue eyes, last seen wearing a t-shirt, ripped black jean, and Van shoes or light gray boots. Laila has a rose tattoo on her right forearm.

Laila is missing from Brookville, Indiana which is 75 miles southeast of Indianapolis and was last seen on Tuesday, at 4:00 pm. She is believed to be in danger and may require medical assistance. 

If you have any information on Laila Davis, contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department at 765-647-4138 or 911.

Jonathan Shelley

Jonathan Shelley is the news director at WPTA TV, which he joined in 2016 following nine years in a similar role in New Orleans and previous news management positions in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas.

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