UPDATE: Search For Missing Waterloo Teenager Ends
UPDATE - 3/23/21: The search for a missing Waterloo teenager has ended. Waterloo police said Tuesday that Madison Smith has been located by another law enforcement agency.
Authorities report that she is safe, but didn't release any other details on her whereabouts.
[ORIGINAL STORY 3/15/21] Authorities and relatives are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Waterloo teenager.
According to police, 14-year-old Madison Smith was last seen in the Waterloo area on Sunday around 4:30 PM, possibly in the area of West 9th and South Streets. It's possible Smith may be en route to or staying somewhere in or near Independence, authorities said.
Smith is described as a 5'3", 120-pound white female, with blue eyes and blonde hair. Her nose is pierced.
The missing teen was last known to be wearing a black hoodie with "Air Jordan" written in orange on one sleeve and purple on the other sleeve. She was also wearing light blue jeans with holes and white Jordan Air Force 1 shoes.
Police said Smith should have a skateboard with her.
Anyone with information on where Smith may be should contact their local authorities or Waterloo Police at 319-291-2515.