Manatee authorities looking for 12-year-old runaways

Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on March 20, 2014 

Adriana Guzman

MANATEE -- Authorities are looking for two 12-year-old children who may have run away together, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Adriana Guzman and Oscar Delafuete, who are girlfriend and boyfriend, both missed school on Wednesday, according to a news release.

Adriana, of the 600 block of 26th Avenue West, Bradenton, was last seen in her bed about 6:50 a.m. Wednesday.

"Both have runaway numerous times recently and are believed to be together," the sheriff's office said.

Palmetto police are investigating Delafuete's disappearance since he was last seen in the city being dropped off at school.

Anyone with information about the children's whereabouts can call the sheriff's office at 941-747-3011.

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