15-Year-Old Girl Found Safe

Kathileen Morales WEBMEDFORD, Ore., — Medford Police are reporting 15-year-old Kathileen Morales was found safe this morning at about 7:20 a.m. by a family member while walking on Happy Valley Drive, near Albion Lane. The family member took her back home. Police reported that Morales had ran away and was in good health.

At around 10:00 Monday night police announced they consider the 15-year-old an “endangered juvenile.” Morales’s parent told police she has developmental disabilities, and despite her age has a mental capacity closer to a 12-year-old.  She was last seen at South Medford High School just after 2:30.

Morales is 5’3″, weighs around 150 pounds, has curly shoulder length black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing blue jeans with holes in the knees, a pink and black checkered jacket and red high top tennis shoes.  If you have any information call the Medford Police Department’s non-emergency number: (541) 770-4784.