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NYPD Searches for Missing 'Dexter' Actress

By Maya Shwayder | July 26, 2012 7:41am

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The NYPD is asking for the public's help finding a 31-year-old actress who was last seen four days ago in Washington Heights.

Mabel Pantaleon, who most recently had a small part on the hit TV show 'Dexter,' vanished Sunday about 9 a.m., police said.

Pantaleon, who appeared in an episode on the hit Showtime series called 'Our Father,' was last seen near 500 W. 157th St. She was wearing a red shirt with 'Drake' written on the front, cops said.

Pantaleon is described as having brown eyes and black hair. She stands about 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs about 165 pounds, police said.

She may be driving a silver 2004 Toyota Camry.

Cops said she is in good physical condition, but may suffer from mental problems.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.