Missing Port Orford teen found

Update (06/21/17 5:54 p.m.) – Clarissa Stevens has been found and returned to her family.

Police said family members received information that indicated Clarissa was staying at a Port Orford apartment complex with Austin Benevidez.

Clarissa was found at the residence and taken back to her family by police.

Deputies will continue the investigation to determine if any criminal charges are warranted.

Port Orford, Ore. – Police are looking for a Curry County teen last seen at her home on June 18.

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office said 16-year-old Clarissa Stevens left behind a note indicating she left to visit a friend in Port Orford. However, she has not yet returned home.

Deputies said Clarissa has not answered any phone calls or text messages. So far, authorities have no leads regarding her whereabouts, but she may be in the company of two male “associates,” identified as Trayton Glass and Alexander Miller.

Information obtained during the investigation indicates the group may have fled to an unknown location in California.

Clarissa is described at 5’01” tall, weighing 115 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Clarissa’s whereabouts is asked to call the Curry County Sheriff’s Office at 541-247-3242.

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