Teen goes missing from youth home near Des Plaines

  • Darilimar "Dara" Martinez

    Darilimar "Dara" Martinez

By Mary Chappell
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 12/23/2019 7:26 PM

The Cook County sheriff's office is looking for the public's help in finding a teen who went missing Sunday from the Des Plaines area.

Darilimar "Dara" Martinez, 16, was last seen about 12:45 p.m. Sunday at The Harbour, a youth home on the 300 block of North East River Road, according to a news release from the Cook County Sheriff's Office.


Martinez is a "youth in care" and is considered endangered, authorities said.

She's about 5-foot-3 with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing black leggings, a black T-shirt, white gym shoes and an orange coat. Her left eye is black, the release said. She might be on the West Side of Chicago, authorities said.

Anyone with information on Martinez's whereabouts should call 911 or (847) 635-1188.

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