Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-403R

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 22, 2017
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    • 813-247-8060

    Missing Runaway Juvenile

    Teen has been located.
    • Monday
    • August 21, 2017
    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • 459 Brandon Town Center Drive
    • Brandon, Florida


    Melinda Ann Bunting has been located.

    Missing/Runaway Juvenile:

    Melinda Ann Bunting
    DOB: 12-8-2000

    402 Hillside Drive

    Description: 5'4" , 115 pounds, Brown hair and brown eyes. Last seen wearing a red sun dress and black sandals.


    Melinda Ann Bunting was last seen at Brandon Town Center Mall and has not returned home.

    Anyone with any information reference the whereabouts of Melinda Bunting is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200.

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