Press release sent at 12:48 p.m. on Thursday, May 18.
The Stearns County Sheriff's office is working jointly with the Alexandria Police Department to locate a missing juvenile.
Tekoa Dotson was in a placement location in the city of Alexandria. She was placed there through Stearns County. Some time during the late evening hours of Monday, May 15 or early on the morning of Tuesday, May 16, she left that location without permission. Her current whereabouts are unknown.
She is described as an African American female, five feet two inches tall and 120 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair. It is not known what she was wearing at the time she left placement.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Stearns County Sheriff's office at 320-251-4240. She may possibly be in the Brooten and Belgrade area or the St. Cloud metro area.