Pleasant Hill Police find missing teen

UPDATE SUNDAY 1:47 PM: Pleasant Hill Police received a call around 10:24 a.m. from station agent at the Pleasant Hill BART station that Jenna Graves was seen at a nearby bus stop.

Officers responded and were able to locate Graves. She appears to be in good health and was alone.

PLEASANT HILL (KRON) — Police in Pleasant Hill are asking for the public’s help in finding a developmentally disabled, runaway teen reported missing Thursday evening.

Jenna Graves, 15, was reported missing at 8:42 p.m. when she didn’t come home from Alhambra High School in Martinez. Investigators have confirmed that she got on a bus from Alhambra Avenue to the Concord BART station around 1:55 p.m. She was last seen walking towards the entrance of the station.

They’ve been unable to locate Graves, and her cellphone is off. After investigations, the indication is that Graves was planning her departure as she took extra clothes with her and was discussing plans to visit her new boyfriend in Oakland. The name of the male is unknown and a specific address has yet to be found.

Police say Graves appears physically mature for her age, but is developmentally disabled. She’s described as a white female standing five feet three inches tall and weighing 165 pounds.

Graves has reddish-brown shoulder length hair and brown eyes. She has a noticeable tracheotomy scar on her throat. Police said she tends to wear heavy makeup and dark or black clothing.

Investigators do not know what she was wearing at the time of her disappearance, but she’s believed to have been carrying a black and gray backpack.

Anyone with information about Graves’ whereabouts is asked to contact the Pleasant Hill Police Department at (925) 288-4600.

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