A missing 12-year-old girl from Farmington, Missouri, may be in the St. Joseph area after police believe she left her home with an 18-year-old man.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol press release, the missing girl is Lisa Mae-Gladys Pierce of Farmington, Missouri. She left her home late Monday or early Tuesday on foot with David Allen Jennings. Pierce has a diminished mental capacity and may not be able to make rational decisions, according to the press release.

Riley Funk can be reached at riley.funk@newspressnow.com.

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