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Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department seeks help locating runaway teen

Jerika Neubauer, missing since June 19.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in locating a runaway teen.

According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department:

On Tuesday afternoon, June 19, Jerika Neubauer, 16, ran away from her legal guardian's residence located northeast of Fergus Falls, Minn.

Neubauer is described as light-skinned African-American female, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall and 133 pounds. She is thin, has braided hair down to her lower back and was last seen wearing jeans and work boots.

It is believed that Neubauer may still be in the Fergus Falls area, however, she may have been in contact with unknown individuals through the use of the internet.

The sheriff's office has no information that Neubauer is in any physical or medical danger at this time.

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Neubauer, you are asked to contact the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department by calling (218)-998-8528.

Ross Torgerson

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