Police: Bipolar teen missing

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Police: Bipolar teen missing

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Melissa Didaniele Melissa Didaniele
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Suffolk County cops need help finding a teenage girl with special needs who has been missing for more than a week.

Authorities issued a Silver Alert for Melissa Didaniele, 17, of East Northport. She left home on December 2, 2013, and was last seen in Central Park in New York City on December 6, police said.

She may be suffering from bipolar disorder, police said. Her family is worried that she may not be seeking shelter from the cold weather.

Didaniele has short dark hair, blue eyes, and a lip ring. She was last seen wearing black pants, a green coat, a multicolored beanie hat, and a black backpack, police said. She may be wearing black-framed glasses.

If you see Didaniele, call police at 631-854-8252.

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