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Juvenile Kicks Out Window, Flees Van

UPDATE: On Tuesday night, October 23, 2012 at 9:47 pm, Cheyenne Vires was located unharmed in Lexington, KY. The Lexington Division of Police located Cheyenne and she has been returned back into state custody.


The Kentucky State Police Frankfort is investigating a missing and endangered juvenile. On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 5:50 PM the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Protection Permanency was transporting a female juvenile to Morehead, KY. On I-64, in Shelby County at the thirty two eastbound mile marker, the juvenile kicked out a window on the rear driver side door and threatened to jump from the moving vehicle. The driver slowed the vehicle down and the juvenile exited the vehicle through the broken window and fled on foot.

The juvenile fled westbound on I-64, and attempted entry into a red or maroon full-size truck. It is unknown if the juvenile gained entry or was picked up by the driver in the truck. There was an extensive search of the area. The juvenile was not located. KSP Frankfort Post was assisted by KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Shelbyville Police Department, Simpsonville Police Department and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office. The investigation is continuing by the KSP Frankfort Post.

The missing and endangered juvenile is described as Cheyenne Vires, age 16, white/female, medium length brown hair, gray/green eyes. She has a scar on the right side of her mouth. She was last seen wearing red/burgundy sweater, white tee shirt, blue jeans and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about this missing and endangered juvenile please contact the KSP Frankfort Post at 502-227-2221 or 1-800-222-5555. If you come into contact with the missing juvenile, please call the KSP or any local law enforcement agency.

PHOTO: Cheyenne Vires/KSP

SOURCE: press release