Police: Des Moines Teenager Reported Missing

Kaitlyn Thomas (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Police in Des Moines are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing teenager.

Fifteen-year-old Kaitlyn Shanelle Thomas was last seen Wednesday morning walking in the 3600 block of East Maple Street.

Police say it appears she voluntarily chose not to go to school Wednesday but has not yet returned home.

Kaitlyn has long, brown, braided hair. She is five-foot-four and weighs about 120 pounds.

Anyone who sees her or knows where she is should call 911.

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