I have a teenage son, and I cannot imagine what I would feel if he went missing. A 16-year-old girl has been missing from Evansville, Indiana since Sunday, December 10, 2023.

Evansville Police Department's Social Media Post:

ATTEMPT TO LOCATE/MISSING JUVENILE: Fifteen-year-old female, Danica Short, left Hillcrest Youth Home last night at approximately 8:50 pm. The last two images are what Danica was seen wearing when she left. If you have any information about Danica’s location please contact 9-1-1.

Hillcrest Youth Home

Danica's last known location was at the Hillcrest Youth Home, located at 2700 W Indiana St Evansville, IN 47712.

Last Seen Wearing:

PHOTO EVANSVILLE POLICE DEPT DANICA SHORT Hillcrest Youth Home
PHOTO EVANSVILLE POLICE DEPT DANICA SHORT Hillcrest Youth Home
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These photos from the Hillcrest Youth Home are kind of blurry, but they give you an idea of what she was wearing on Sunday night. She was wearing a black and brown flannel long-sleeved button-up, black t-shirt with white writing, black leggings, and white and black Adidas.

Please call 911 if you have seen Danica Short since December 10, 2023. Any information could help find her.

PHOTO: JA Rian
PHOTO: JA Rian
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As of noon December 12, 2023, Danica Short is still listed as missing on the Indiana State Police Missing Person Bulletin. Find the information on all missing persons in Indiana by Clicking Here.

PHOTO: EVANSVILLE POLICE DEPT DANICA SHORT
PHOTO: EVANSVILLE POLICE DEPT DANICA SHORT
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What is Hillcrest Youth Home?

Hillcrest is a not-for-profit organization that offers unique and innovative programs to support the positive development of children in our communities. Emergency shelter and residential services are available to children and adolescents, ages 10 through 21 years of age, who need out-of-home placement.

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