Edmonton police ask for tips about ‘vulnerable’ teen who went missing 8 days ago

The Edmonton Police Service issued a plea for help from the public Thursday night to help them find a 14-year-old girl who they say went missing on Sept. 22.

According to police, Michelle Giroux, who also sometimes goes by “Natasha,” was last seen in northeast Edmonton.

“Giroux is a vulnerable youth who functions at the level of a seven-year-old,” the EPS said. “For this reason, police and family are concerned for her welfare.

“There are no indications of foul play at this time.”

Giroux is five-foot-seven and weighs 148 pounds. She was last seen wearing a burgundy sweater, a camouflage tank top, white and green shoes and black pants.

According to police, the teen often visits shopping malls in different parts of the city and uses public transit.

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Anyone with information about Giroux’s whereabouts is asked to call EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at http://www.p3tips.com/250.

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