Polk County

Winter Haven police search for missing teen who may be with ‘well older’ man

WINTER HAVEN. Fla. — Officers in Central Florida are looking for a missing 17-year-old girl who may be with a man who is well “older than she is,” according to the Winter Haven Police Department.

Police said Jesse Crabbe left her Winter Haven home on Chandler Drive possibly to be with 51-year-old Brian Demorest.

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“We need to find this young lady,” police said.

Officers said if the two are together, they may be showing up at campgrounds in the area.

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Crabbe’s family and authorities are desperate to find her and ask the public to call if anyone has seen her or knows where she may be, police said.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Esteve at 863-401-2256. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can also call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).

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