The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Patrice D. Dotson, age 7, was last seen on 06-10-2019 at about 6:00 p.m in the 600 block of West Cherry Street. Dotson is described as about 4’00” tall, weighing about 70 pounds, with brown eyes and braided black hair with multi-colored beads. She was last seen wearing gray shorts, a white tee shirt, and pink shoes. Dotson is believed to be in the Carbondale area on foot. Dotson has a mental development disability and is sometimes non-verbal. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Dotson should contact the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200. The investigation into this incident is continuing.
Patrice D. Dotson, age 7
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