Police: 3 Bloomfield teens missing after plotting runaway

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Investigators in Bloomfield are searching for three high school teens.

Police say the teens spent over a month plotting a cross-country trip. They vanished last week.

One of the parents was also missing $8,000, according to authorities.

Among the missing teens is Alexa Arenas, whose mother says suffers from mental illness.  Her parents say that Arenas' recent break-up with her boyfriend sent her on an emotional tailspin, which prompted her to go on the trip.

The other students are 16-year-old Ulises Yance and 15-year-old Alex Lopez.

Yance and Lopez were last seen Friday morning. Arenas was last seen Thursday.

Carlos Arenas says he received a phone call from his daughter's school informing him she never showed up.  After hours of unanswered calls and text messages, Arenas called police nad his Alexa's mother, who lives in Florida.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bloomfield police.

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