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Palm Bay police ask public for help in finding missing teen

16-year-old has been missing for 12 days

Brenton Baker, 16
Brenton Baker, 16

PALM BAY, Fla. – Palm Bay police are asking for the public's help in finding a 16-year-old runaway who has been missing for 12 days.

New 6 partner Florida Today reports that Brenton Baker, who lives in Palm Bay, was last seen leaving his aunt’s home in Indialantic on May 27.

“He has run away before, but not for this long. He had no extra clothes, nothing,” said Amy Lavely, his mother.

Police said Baker, who weighs about 130 pounds, may be in the West Melbourne or Melbourne area. The 10th grader had a cellphone, but it has not been in use since the second day after he was reported missing.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call police at 321-956-3456.