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UPDATE: Missing Vernon teen found 'safe and well'

(UPDATE: Oct. 11 @ 11 am) - Leah Gabriella Pahlke has been found.

Police said the 16-year-old Vernon resident is "safe and well."

She was reported missing on Oct. 1.

Her photo has been removed from this story for privacy reasons.

(Original story: Oct. 1 @ 8 am) - Mounties in the North Okanagan are requesting the public’s help in locating a missing 16-year-old from Vernon.

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

Police say all efforts to locate Pahlke have been unsuccessful and police are hoping a member of the community may have information about her location.

Leah Pahlke is described as:

  • 16 years
  • 5 ft 4 in (163cm)
  • 160 lbs (72kg)
  • Dyed red hair (naturally brown)
  • Brown eyes

If you have seen Leah Pahlke, or have information as to her whereabouts, please contact your local police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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