UPDATE

The Grant County Sheriff's Department reports that Margarita Del Carmen Hernandez Martinez has been located and is safe. 

UPDATE

GLEN HAVEN, Wis. — A statewide "endangered missing person" alert now has been issued for a Grant County teenager.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Department reports that Margarita Del Carmen Hernandez Martinez, 16, was last seen Sunday night at her residence in rural Glen Haven and might have run away.

She is 4 foot, 6 inches tall and weighs 99 pounds. She has brown eyes and dark brown, straight hair. 

“She was last seen wearing the same pink sweatshirt as in this photo,” stated an online announcement. “She has only been in the area for about two months and does not speak any English.”

The statewide alert notes that she left her residence at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday and that "a vehicle was heard outside, but no one saw the vehicle." Authorities said she does not know how to drive and her cellphone can be used only with Wi-Fi.

The statewide alert advises that she might be in the Madison area. 

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the sheriff’s department at 608-723-2157 or local law enforcement.

ORIGINAL

GLEN HAVEN, Wis. — Authorities seek the public’s help in locating a missing Grant County teenager.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Department reports that Margarita Del Carmen Hernandez Martinez, 16, was last seen Sunday night at her residence in rural Glen Haven and might have run away.

“She was last seen wearing the same pink sweatshirt as in this photo,” states an online announcement. “She has only been in the area for about two months and does not speak any English.”

Authorities said she does not know how to drive and her cellphone can be used only with Wi-Fi.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call the sheriff’s department at 608-723-2157 or local law enforcement.

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