UPDATE: Missing Sac County 13-year-old has been located

August 29, 2018

The Sac County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help locating 13-year-old Lakota Altena of Nehama, who went missing sometime Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.

NEMAHA, Iowa -- Lakota Altena, a 13-year-old who was reported missing Wednesday morning, was located by the Ida County Sheriff’s Office, according to the Sac County Sheriff’s Office.


NEMAHA, Iowa -- The Sac County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a 13-year-old who recently went missing.

According to a release posted on the department’s page, authorities are looking for Lakota Altena of Nemaha. She is described as a white female between 5′3″ and 5′4″, about 125 pounds, with long, dark brown hair. She has pierced ears and wears glasses.

Lakota’s parents found a note saying she needed to go help someone. She is believed to have left sometime between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. She is driving a Green 1999 Dodge Dakota with a black tool box, with the license plate number BZK 203.

Anyone who sees Lakota is advised to call the Sac County Sheriff’s Office at 712-662-7127 or a local law enforcement agency.

Correction: A previous version of this story misspelled Nemaha, Iowa.

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