Our newsgathering partner WWMT reports the missing teen has been located in Albion.

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The Battle Creek Police need the public’s help in looking for a 16-year-old girl reported missing Tuesday.

Authorities say that Taylor Marie Perez was last seen early Sunday morning at her home on Fox Avenue. The family stated that Perez left voluntarily during the night.

Investigators are concerned for Perez’s well-being as she is diabetic, has the intellectual capacity of someone that is 7-to-12 years of age, and has recently made statement of self-harm. They also believe that she may be with a boy named Jose and could be either in Battle Creek, Albion or Kalamazoo.

Perez stands at 5'2", weighing 150 pounds with red hair with brown roots and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and black and white Converse tennis shoes.

Call the Battle Creek Police or Silent Observer if you have information on Perez’s whereabouts.