MISSING: 16-year-old Colorado girl with special needs may be on her way to Texas or Florida

Colorado authorities are looking for missing 16-year-old girl they believe may be on her way to Texas and/or Florida.

Elizabeth “Lizzy” McPherson is described as about 4 feet 11 inches tall and 84 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes, according to the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. She was wearing a t-shirt and blue jeans, KRDO reported.

“Lizzy has special needs and will sometimes use the name Elizabeth or Lizzy Callis,” the sheriff’s office said. “She often wanders from home, but usually only for a few hours. She has been known to tell people she is homeless and will befriend individuals quickly.”

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Lizzy was seen at about 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Greyhound bus station on Weber Street in Colorado Springs, carrying a camouflage backpack. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said she was last seen at a bus stop on 19th Street in Denver at about 11 p.m., in the company of an unknown male, Fox21 reported.

CBI also said that Lizzy functions at the level of an 8-year-old and requires medication several times a day that she did not take with her.

If anyone has information as to her whereabouts, or if anyone has seen her, please contact the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 719-520-6666.

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[Featured image: Elizabeth “Lizzy” McPherson/El Paso County Sheriff’s Office]