Missing Chesterfield teen found safe nearly a week later

Dulce Gomez
Posted at 6:06 PM, Jun 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-01 09:53:23-04

UPDATE: Chesterfield Police said Dulce Gomez was found safely on July 1.


CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a missing 16-year-old girl last seen at a Chesterfield apartment complex Saturday afternoon.

Officers said Dulce Gomez, of the 3500 Block of Meadowdale Boulevard, was last seen taking out the trash to a dumpster in the complex around 4:30 p.m.

"Gomez's adult sister has received communication from Gomez that suggests that she is gone against her will," Lt. James R. Lamb with Chesterfield Police wrote.

Police described Gomez as a Hispanic female, about 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighing about 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

The 16-year-old was last seen wearing black pants, a pink Rugrats t-shirt and sandals, according to police.

Anyone with information about the girl's whereabouts is asked to call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660, or through the P3 app.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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