Missing Paducah teenager returns home

UPDATE: Paducah police say Arielle Monet Banks returned home around 1:00 a.m. Friday. She was ok and is back with her parents.

ORIGINAL STORY: Paducah police say they want your help finding a teenage girl who was reported missing around 2:20 p.m. Thursday. 

Police say 15-year-old Arielle Monet Banks was last seen around 6:45 a.m. Thursday when she left for school in the morning. The school called her mother and informed her someone called Arielle in sick for the day. Arielle’s mother told the school she wasn’t the one who made the call and waited to see if she would come home after school. Arielle never arrived home. 

The girl is 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 200 pounds, and has black hair longer than shoulder length.

If you have information about where Arielle is, you can call the Paducah Police Department at 270-444-8550 or Crime Stoppers at 443-TELL. You can also access the online tip form here

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