Police attempt to locate missing teen in Lower Paxton Township

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Van Patten

Lower Paxton Township Police and Dauphin County Children and Youth are attempting to locate 15-year-old Kalen Van Patten, who they say left her foster home on July 15 and was last seen on July 19 at a motel on Eisenhower Boulevard.

Police say  Van Patten is described as a light-skinned black female, 5’6″, 160 pounds with braided hair. Police say Van Patten has issues with depression and is off her medication.

According to police, she may be staying at various motel in the area with unknown adults, who are paying for the rooms. Police believe she may be heading to the Allentown or Lancaster area in search of extended family.

If Van Patten is located, please contact the Lower Paxton Township Police Department at (717) 939-0463.