ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Tekoa Omega Dotson, 17, has been missing from Alexandria since late May 15 or early May 16.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office reported she may be in the Brooten/Belgrade area or the St. Cloud metro area.

She is described as African American, 5'2", 120 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. She has pierced ears and a pierced lower lip.

Tekoa Dotson was placed by Stearns County in a location in Alexandria and she left the location without permission.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts should contact Stearns County Sheriff's Office at 320-251-4240.

Tekoa Dotson. Credit: Stearns County Sheriff's Office