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Police search for missing Bethalto teen

Adriana L. Yount
Adriana L. Yount

The Madison County Sheriff’s office was working Tuesday to locate a missing Bethalto teenager who they believed may have run away.

Adriana L. Yount, 17, left her Bethalto residence of her own will Dec. 15, according to a news release. Police didn’t suspect any foul play or criminal activity, but were asking for public assistance to locate Adriana.

She was last seen at her home in the 400 block of Elm Street in Bethalto. She is a white female with brown hair and eyes, and is 5-foot-8 and 140 pounds. Police believe she was still in the Bethalto area Tuesday.

Anyone with information on the girl’s whereabouts can call the Madison County Sheriff’s Department at 618-692-3344 or an anonymous tip line at 618-296-3000.