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UPDATE (November 24  10:26 p.m.):

Ruth Harlow has been located. The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared her information.

Original release (Novmebr 23, 2015  3:03 p.m.):

Police are trying to find a 13-year-old girl missing since Thursday from the Cockeysville area. Photos of the missing girl are posted below.

Ruth Harlow is white, 5'8" and 170 pounds. She was last seen near Oregon Ridge Park on Thursday afternoon. Police have searched the area extensively since  then but have been unable to find her. Police believe she may have arranged transportation from the area.

Police do not know what she was last wearing. She has family in Baltimore City and connections in the Wilkens area.

Anyone with information about Ruth Harlow should call BCoPD as soon as possible, 410-307-2020.

Photo of Ruth Harlow, missing 13 year old.










Photo of Ruth Harlow, missing 13 year old.

Police are searching for a 16-year-old boy reported missing yesterday from the Parkville area.

Donald Joy is white, 5'10" and 150 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black and purple hat, a black T-shirt, gray skinny jeans and Nike tennis shoes. He is a "critical" missing teen because he takes medication for various physical and emotional illnesses and has not taken his medication.

He was reported missing yesterday after he walked away from the Arrow Project on Cromwell Bridge Road. His family is from Calvert County, and police believe he may try to return there.

Anyone with information about Donald Joy should contact police immediately at 410-307-2020.

Photos of Donald Joy

Photo of Donald Joy, missing 16-year-old.










Photo of Donald Joy, missing 16-year-old.

Have you seen Amanda Speddan?UPDATE (August 4, 8:12 a.m.):

Amanda Speddan has been found and returned home. Thanks to everyone who shared her information.

Original release (August 3, 4:48 p.m.):

Police are looking for a 13-year-old girl missing from her Reisterstown home since Friday evening.

Amanda Speddan is black, 5'6" and 130 pounds. She has black hair that she currently wears shoulder length, straight and in a pony tail. She has gray eyes. Amanda was last seen wearing a pink tank top and blue jeans with holes.

Amanda was last seen at her home in the 400 block of Shirley Manor Road. Her grandmother told police that she woke up Friday evening to find that Amanda was missing.

The missing girl has various medical issues, a fact which concerns her family and police. Police have reason to believe that Amanda has not left the Baltimore area.

Call BCoPD at 410-307-2020 if you have information that may help BCoPD find this missing child.

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