ARLINGTON -- According to the Vermont State Police, on April 7 at approximately 1230 p.m. the Vermont State Police began investigating reports of a missing/runaway -- 16-year-old Crystal Hughes.

Hughes was last seen in Arlington VT on April 5th, 2013. Hughes is possibly located in Bennington VT however she also frequents Albany and Schenectady N.Y. Hughes is fair skinned, 5'7 and approximately 165 lbs. She has brown eyes, brown hair and has facial piercing's. The Vermont State Police are continuing to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-442-5421. Information can also be submitted anonymously online at or text "CRIMES" (274637) to Keyword: VTIPS