MISSING: Tekoa Dotson, 17, may be in St. Cloud area

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The Stearns County Sheriff's Office and Alexandria, Minnesota Police Department are looking for a missing 17-year-old girl. Tekoa Dotson was in a placement location in the city of Alexandria, where she was placed by Stearns County.

Sometime during the late evening hours of Monday, May 15 or early morning hours of Tuesday, May 16, she left that location without permission. Her current whereabouts are unknown, but she may be in the Brooten-Belgrade area or the St. Cloud metro area.

Tekoa has pierced ears and a pierced lower lip. 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.

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