Richmond police searching for missing 12-year-old girl

Jessica Padilla is pictured in this photo posted on Richmond PD's Facebook page. (Photo by Richmond PD/Facebook)

Richmond police are looking for a missing 12-year-old girl who was last seen Wednesday evening at a Richmond public library.

The girl, Jessica Padilla, was being picked up at the library by her mother at about 5:45 p.m. when the two got into an argument and she ran back into the building, according to police.

Jessica has not been seen since. She is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall and 140 pounds with long black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a green shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Oliver at (510) 621-1725 or dial 911.
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