Kerkhoven, MN (KROC-AM News)- The BCA has issued a statewide missing person alert for a western Minnesota teenager. 

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The alert, issued Thursday, says the girl was last seen around 2:00 Sunday morning. She was reported to have left her residence in the small town of Kerkhoven, which is about 15 miles west of Willmar. 


The alert identifies the girl as 17-year-old Priscilla Tena. She’s described as hispanic, 4’11”, 103 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. 

The clothing she was wearing when she left her home early Sunday morning is unknown. Authorities say Tena is known to frequent the Willmar and Montevideo areas. 

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The teen girl’s family says they have not had contact with her since Sunday. Anyone who may have seen Tena or has information regarding her whereabouts should contact Swift County Sheriff’s Office at 320-843-3133.

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As of April 23, 2024, 29 children are missing from across Minnesota that have still not been found, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. If you have seen any of them, or have any information on their whereabouts, please don’t hesitate to call 911 or you can call the National Center at 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST).

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