The Oregon Department of Human Services seeks help in the effort to find Mataya Gearhart, a 16-year-old foster child who went missing from Portland on Monday. She is believed to be in critical danger and may be held against her will.

Gearhart, described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and 180 pounds, is believed to be in Seaside with an adult man named “Torry Stewart.” She may also be in southern Oregon or northern California.

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

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