Missing child alert — Missing foster child is believed to be in danger

(Salem, Ore.) – Mataya Gearhart, age 16, is a foster child who went missing from Portland, Ore. on the night of Thursday, June 4. She is believed to be in critical danger.

The Oregon Department of Human Services asks the public to help in the effort to find her and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her.

A photo of missing child Mataya Gearhart

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. 

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 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.