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Law enforcement asks for assistance in locating girl

Tekoa Omega Dotson1 / 3
Tekoa Omega Dotson2 / 3
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Alexandria police are searching for a 17-year-old girl who left a home in Alexandria without permission.

Along with the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, the Alexandria Police Department is working to find Tekoa Omega Dotson, who is believed to have left her placement home late May 15 or early May 16.

Dotson was placed in Alexandria through Stearns County. It is believed she may be in the Brooten/Belgrade area or the St. Cloud metro area.

Dotson is described as an African-American female who is 5 feet, 2 inches tall and 120 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair, as well as pierced ears and a pierced lower lip. Her clothing at the time of her disappearance is unknown.

Anyone with information on Dotson’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office at (320) 259-3700.

Beth Leipholtz

Beth is a reporter at the Echo Press. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in May 2015 with a degree in Communication and Hispanic Studies. Journalism has always been her passion, but she also enjoys blogging and graphic design. In her spare time, she's most likely at Crossfit or at home with her boyfriend and three dogs.

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