Update: On Tuesday, September 27th, the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office gave an update on the missing person case saying Tosha has been located and is safe. Tosha was located in Cedar Rapids and has been transported to a juvenile facility.


Original: A local sheriff's office is looking to the community for help in a missing person case that involves a 15-year-old girl.

Tosha Kraus was last seen on Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 at her home in Lamont Iowa. The Sheriff's office suspects that she was voluntarily picked up by a person Tosha knows.

Buchanan County Sheriff's Office
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Additional details on Tosha from the Buchanan County Sheriff's office via Facebook post:

Name: Tosha Ann Kraus
Date of Birth: 11/18/2006 (15 years old)
Sex: Female
Race: White
Height: 5’00”
Weight: 110 LBS
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond
 Tosha also has fascial piercings in her nose and upper lip- however, the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office says that she doesn't always have them in.
The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office is asking that anyone with any information about her whereabouts call the office at (319) 334-2567 or their local law enforcement agency.
They add that if you do see Tosha, do not take action yourself. Call law enforcement and give as much information as possible, such as location sighting, license plates involved, clothing descriptions, activities, etc.
At this time, Tosha is listed as a missing person which is listed with the Missing Person Information Clearinghouse within the Department of Public Safety.
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