Hilo teen missing

Police are searching for a 16-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing.

Police are searching for a 16-year-old Hilo girl who was reported missing.

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Desiree Tolentino-Awai was last seen in Hilo on Sept. 20. She is described as 5-foot-4, 120 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.

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Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.