Bradenton, Florida -- The Bradenton Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a teen runaway who left her left the Family Resource Center in Bradenton.

Police say 17-year-old Krystine Roach initially ran away from her foster home in Tennessee. Roach was then found by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office residing at her uncle's residence in the 1900 block 30th Ave. E., in Manatee County.

Manatee County Sheriff's deputies took Roach into custody and transported her to the Family Resource Center on Martin Luther King Ave. W. on July 22.

Roach left the Family Resource Center, stating that she would find her own way back to Tennessee. Roach has not returned to her uncle's home or been in contact with law enforcement since.

She is described as 5'6", 168 lbs, with dark blonde hair and green eyes. She has two scars on her forehead, a tattoo on her middle upper back, and matching diamond tattoos on her hips.

If you have information about Ms. Krystine Roach or know where she may be reached, please contact Det. Dennis French at 941-932-9329 or the Bradenton Police department at 941-932-9300.

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