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Police: St. James 12-Year Old Missing Since Tuesday Morning

Talaija Dorsey

Talaija Dorsey

The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office say Talaija Dorsey disappeared from her home Tuesday about 7 a.m.

Talaij’s mother told authorities her daughter was going to be picked up for summer camp, but she was not in her bedroom when a friend came to get her.

Talaij wore a pink shirt to bed the night before. She is 5′ 3″ and weighs 120 pounds.

Anyone with information should call (225) 562-2200.