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Silver Alert canceled for missing LaPorte County teen

Indiana Silver Alert
Posted at 10:28 PM, Sep 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-27 08:38:19-04


The Silver Alert has been canceled after she was safely located, according to the La Porte County Sheriff's Office. Additional details weren't released.


LA PORTE COUNTY — The Indiana State Police have issued a statewide Silver Alert following the disappearance of a teenager from La Porte County.

According to the La Porte County Sheriff's Office, 17-year-old Lauren Schmidt was last seen at 4 p.m. on September 22.

Schmidt is described as a 5-feet-4-inch tall white female weighing 120 pounds. She has brown and blond hair with blue eyes.

She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants.

Lauren is missing from Mill Creek, Indiana which is 150 miles north of Indianapolis. She is believed to be in danger.

If you have any information on Lauren Schmidt, contact the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office at 219-326-7700 or 911.