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Missing Ocean Springs teen may be in Vancleave, police say

Nova Clark, 16, has been reported missing. She was last seen in Ocean Springs on Nov. 20.
Nova Clark, 16, has been reported missing. She was last seen in Ocean Springs on Nov. 20.

Police have asked for the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who’s been missing more than two weeks.

Nova Clark was last seen in Ocean Springs on Nov. 20 and may be in the Vancleave area, Police Capt. William Jackson said.

She is 5 feet tall and weighs about 105 pounds, Jackson said.

She was last seen at her grandmother’s house, where she lives, and was wearing a blue hoodie with “Vancleave” written on it and black sweatpants, he said.

Nova was enrolled at Ocean Springs High School until she ran away from home, Jackson said.

This is not the first time Nova has gone missing. The Sun Herald reported she left home Oct. 29 but returned Nov. 7, saying she was staying with a friend.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ocean Springs Police Department at 228-875-2211 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

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