Police are searching for missing teen Leah Gabriella Pahlke, who was last seen in Vernon on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (Contributed)

Police are searching for missing teen Leah Gabriella Pahlke, who was last seen in Vernon on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Missing teen last seen in Vernon found

RCMP thank public for assistance in helping to locate Leah Pahlke

UPDATE Oct. 11:

A missing teenager last seen in Vernon two weeks ago has been found.

Police confirmed that Leah Pahlke was located safe and well.

“The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP would like to thank the public and our media partners for their assistance.”

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ORIGINAL Oct. 1:

Police are appealing to the public for help locating a missing teen.

Leah Gabriella Pahlke, 16, was last seen in Vernon on Monday, Sept. 26.

“Efforts to locate Leah have so far been unsuccessful and police are reaching out to the public for their assistance in finding her,” the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP said in a media release Saturday morning.

Pahlke is described as being 5-foot-4 and weighing 160 pounds with dyed red hair (naturally brown) and brown eyes.

It’s the second time police have searched for Pahlke in four months. In June, police said she was missing from her Alberta home and believed to be in B.C.

She was located safe and well in Vernon on June 15.

Anyone who has seen Leah Pahlke or has information on her whereabouts is urged to contact their local police or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Brendan Shykora
Reporter, Vernon Morning Star
Email me at Brendan.Shykora@vernonmorningstar.com
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