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Missing 16-year-old may be in area

SEBRING -The Highlands County Sheriff's Office has joined with the Polk County Arkansas Sheriff's Office in an effort to locate a missing juvenile. Alexes Schell, 16, of Mena, Ark., was last seen on June 20 in Mena. She is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, approximately 135 pounds with long brown hair with highlights, and brown eyes. Alexes is originally from Highlands County and there is a possibility that she may be in the area. Anyone with information regarding her location is requested to contact the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Special Victim's Unit at 863-402-7357 and speak with Detective Barbara Hair. Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS(8477), contact them on the Internet at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com