GOLD BEACH, Ore. —
UPDATE: 14-year-old Mia Elizabeth Noriega-Renaldo was located on Thursday night and returned to her family, according to the Curry County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff John Ward thanked the hundred-plus man hours put in by patrol deputies, detectives, and 911 dispatchers.
(Updated 5/28/21 at 10:15 a.m.)
INITIAL REPORT: The Curry County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 14-year-old Gold Beach girl who left home on Tuesday night and has not been seen since, according to the agency.
Mia Elizabeth Noriega-Renaldo left her home on Sitka Lane sometime after 9:30 p.m. on May 25, her mother reported to authorities.
"Mia took a large amount of personal property with her, so it appears she had planned on an extended absence," the Sheriff's Office said.
The missing teen has been in the LEDS/NCIC missing persons system since 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. While it's unknown where she was heading, Mia has a biological father living in southern California. The Sheriff's Office said that it has reached out to him.
"The Curry County Sheriff’s Office asks the public to be on the look out for Mia and contact the Sheriff’s Office if they should observe her," the agency said.
Mia is described as having blue eyes, blond hair, weighing about 115 pounds and standing 5-feet, 4-inches tall.
Her clothing at the time of disappearance is unknown, but she may be carrying a small yellow purse and a blue-and-white striped bag. She also took with her some white Nike Air canvas shoes, green Local Boys Surf & Skate hoodie, blush pink windbreaker hoodie, black Hollister jeans, light-blue Hollister jeans, grey sweatpants with mult-colored butterflies, a white makeup bag with black lettering that reads "This bag contains my face," new stackable silver rings, and a new rose-gold ring with a blush-colored large gem.