Tuesday, Sept. 15, marked the one-year anniversary of Alicia Navarro being missing.
Sept. 20 was her 16th birthday.
“We are hoping someone out there will give her family the gift of her safe return,” said Jose Santiago, a Glendale Police Department spokesman.
Alicia was last seen at her family’s home near 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road.
According to Glendale police, “Alicia left very early from her home on the morning of Sept. 15, 2019, and she left a note for her parents saying she was leaving but would return.
“(She) was last seen at her home, near the 4500 block of West Rose Lane possibly wearing a white sweatshirt, whitewash denim overall skirt, black and white sneakers, carrying a silver Apple MacBook.”
Though she has autism, “Alicia is very high-functioning and would appear no different than any other 14 year old,” according to a Facebook post by the Glendale police last year.
Anyone with information about her is asked to call the Glendale Police Department at 623-930-3000.