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CHICAGO (STMW) – Police are asking for the public’s help locating three Chicago residents who went missing and may be heading to Mexico.

LISTEN: Newsradio 780’s David Roe reports

Family members reported Julissa Contreras and her daughter Yaretzi G. Contreras missing and said they are concerned about their health and well-being, according to a missing person report from Wentworth Area detectives.

The family reported the mother and daughter might be in the company of Jesus Antonio Gallegos, and the three might be trying to travel to Mexico by bus, the report said.

Julissa Contreras — who has the nicknames Julie and Flacca — is described as a 5-feet-four, 120-pound Hispanic girl with a light complexion, black hair and brown eyes, the alert said. The 17-year-old may have cut her hair short and dyed it red.

Yaretzi, 2, is described as a 30-inch, 30-pound Hispanic girl with a light complexion, long black hair and brown eyes, the alert said.

Gallegos, 27, is described as a 5-feet-7, 170-pound Hispanic man with a light complexion, black hair and brown eyes, the alert said. He also goes by the names Jesus Garcia, Oscar and Shorty.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts should call 911 or Wentworth Area detectives at (312) 747-8385.

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