Missing GR Catholic Central student has been located

Posted at 4:40 PM, Sep 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-10 16:40:45-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Police and school families reached out to the public for assistance in finding a missing Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School student.

Thursday evening, GRPD said Mitzi Hernandez was located and reunited with her family.

A letter was sent to parents Thursday afternoon saying that Hernandez, a freshman, left Catholic Central’s campus at about 12:30 pm.  School personnel started searching for her and they contacted Grand Rapids Police shortly after to assist in the search.  Hernandez’s parents were also notified to help.

Grand Rapids Police say that she had made threats about harming herself before leaving school.