The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is investigating the disappearance of 17-year-old Maliika Andrus.

The teen, who has mental disabilities, was reported missing Sunday morning. It's believed she walked away from a group home in the 18400 block of South Tapps Dr. E. in the Bonney Lake area.

Andrus was last seen by staff members at approximately 6:20 a.m. on Sunday. Staff members believe she tampered with an alarm on her bedroom window and left the facility at 6:35 a.m.

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Maliika Andrus is a black female, 17 years old, 5-foot-6 inches, 115 lbs., with black hair worn in braids and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black shirt and multi-colored striped pajama pants. Andrus has a mental capacity of a 9-year-old and reportedly may attempt to harm herself.

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