Possible Endangered Juvenile

Cpl. Ronald Van Tassel

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 2:51 p.m.


The Spokane Police Department has confirmed that Sara McNease has been located.  See original press release below.

The Major Crimes Unit has been in contact with an attorney representing Sara and has confirmed she is alive and well.  At this time we are settling our missing person’s case.  Thank you to both media and our community members who invested time and energy in attempting to locate Miss McNease.  



The Spokane Police Department Major Crimes Unit is seeking your help in locating a missing juvenile.  (See press release attached below from October 8th).

Yesterday the family of Sara McNease reported her missing after her car was found with a note saying she had left with her boyfriend.  Sara behaves socially at a level well below her age of 17 years.  She had just recently began attending the Head Start program at Spokane Community College.  Detectives are requesting anyone with information regarding any relationship that Sara may recently have entered into please contact the Police department and share that information.   You can contact the detective directly at 509) 363-8236.  

Refer to Police report #2019-20192269


Original Release:

Any help the public can give is greatly appreciated. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, the family of 17 year old Sara McNease reported her missing. Sara functions at a younger age. Her last known location was in the parking lot of Spokane Community College. Sara’s vehicle and personal property was left behind inside the car. There is indication that she could be with an unknown male, but it is unknown at this time the exact circumstances around this incident. Sara is described as a, 5’6 and 200 lbs. She has blonde curly hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black sweat shirt, blue jeans and boots. A photo of Sara is attached. If anybody knows where Sara is or see’s her, please call crime check at 456.2233.

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