The Department of Public Safety is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two missing girls, 9 and 10 years old.
The girls, who are sisters, were last seen on Wednesday, May 25, at about 6 a.m. leaving their residence in As Teo.
Faloma Luhk, 10, was last seen wearing a white blouse, and a pair of blue jeans.
Meleina Luhk, 9, was last seen wearing a light green shirt with a butterfly design, and blue jeans.
Witnesses spotted the two sisters sitting across from the bus stop on a drainage cement slab at about 6:10 am.
Police learned that the girls missed their 6:30 a.m. bus to Kagman Elementary School. The sisters reside with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Quitugua in Santa Lourdes, As Teo.
The grandparents learned the girls went missing when they did not return home after school at around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
A missing persons report was filed with the police at about 5:30 p.m. on the same day.
Anyone with information leading to the whereabouts of these two young girls are encouraged to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 234-7272 should you want to remain anonymous. Or use the website at www.nmicrimestoppers.com.
Local authorities continue their efforts to locate these two individuals.