A young Oregon girl is missing and believed to be in critical danger.

Mataya Gearhart, age 16, is a foster child who went missing from Portland on Thursday night June 4th and she is believed to be in critical danger.

The Oregon Department of Human Services is asking for the public's help in trying to locate her. If you see her, you are encouraged to contact 911 or local law enforcement if you believe you've seen her.

Here is what the press release says about her:

Name: Mataya Gearhart
Date of birth: Nov. 7, 2003
Height: 5’06
Weight: 180 pounds
Portland Police Bureau Case #20-183593
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1392740

Mataya Gearhart was last seen Thursday, June 4 in Portland, Ore, and is believed to be in critical danger so time is of the essence to find her.

Anyone who suspects they have information about Mataya Gearhart’s location should call 911 or local law enforcement.

Report child abuse to the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline by calling 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).  This toll-free number allows you to report the abuse of any child or adult to the Oregon Department of Human Services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year.

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