Mountain View police are searching for a missing woman last seen at a Mountain View gas station Tuesday evening.
Police officials said that Melinda Alexander, 21, was last seen on Aug. 13 around 7 p.m. at the Shell Gas Station at 807 N. Shoreline Blvd. She is not from the area and was not carrying her phone or ID with her, police said.
She was dropped off at the Shell Gas Station after she and her sister got into a verbal argument and has not been seen nor heard from since. Alexander has family who live in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties, but at this time they have not had any contact from her, according to a post to the Mountain View Police Department's Facebook page made at about 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14.
Alexander is described as 5 feet-4-inches tall, weighing 102 pounds with brown, shoulder-length hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion. She was last seen wearing a black tank-top, black skirt, black high-heels and a black purse. Alexander was also wearing a silver necklace with a lock and diamond.
Police are asking anyone who may have seen her to contact them at 650-903-6395 and refer to case number 13-4520, or call 9-1-1 if it is an emergency. Anonymous tips may be sent via text at 274637. Be sure to include "mvtips" in the body of your text along with the message.