Glendale police need help locating missing teen

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Samantha Escajeda By Jennifer Thomas Samantha Escajeda By Jennifer Thomas

GLENDALE -- The Glendale Police Department is asking for the public's help to find a missing teen.

Samantha Escajeda, 14, was last seen at her school located at 77th and Orangewood avenues at approximately 5 p.m. on April 8.

It is unknown where Samantha might be, but family members have checked with friends and they have not seen her.

According to police, Samantha was having disciplinary problems at home and her mother is concerned for her well-being.

Samantha is approximately 4 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes and has a piercing below her bottom lip on the right side of her face. She was last seen wearing a turquoise shirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000.