A Barry County girl is missing, and family and friends are asking the public to help them find her.

Mercadeys Overbeek, 16, was last seen April 4. Her parents say she left home to go for a walk with a friend.

Mercadeys' parents say that she met a friend online who claimed to be from Kalamazoo. Further investigation revealed that the girl was from Florida.

Mercadeys has not been active on social media since her parents last saw her, and the girl who she befriended online has deactivated her account.

The Barry County Sheriff is aware of her disappearance.  Anyone with information is asked to call (269) 948-4801.

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