FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2014
CONTACT: Lt. Eric Skaja / 760-839-4444
The Escondido Police Department is investigating a missing persons case and is asking for anyone with information to call Escondido Police.
Andrea Nicole Bagalini, an 18 year old Escondido resident was reported missing today and was last seen at about 3:30PM on the east end of Escondido. Relatives state that Andrea was expected to walk to a friend’s apartment in the 1500 block of East Grand Avenue from her home, but she never arrived. Andrea was communicating with friends via text messages later in the day but did not provide her location. Relatives and police have been unable to reach her by her cell phone. It is unknown at this time if Andrea is missing voluntarily and if she is in need of medical attention. Andrea is about 8 months pregnant and Escondido Police are utilizing all investigative tools and resources to attempt to locate Andrea. Detectives from the Family Protection Unit have been called in to take over the investigation.
Andrea is described as white female, 5’6’’, 195lbs, brown hair and brown eyes. Andrea was last seen wearing a dark red hoodie, blue t-shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with any information should call the Escondido Police Department at 760-839-4722.
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