One teenager remains missing months after she and her sister ran away from home.

Tanessa Tolbert, 16, is still listed as missing, as indicated in the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's missing persons clearinghouse. 

Initially, Tanessa and her then-13-year-old sister, were last seen on Dec. 31, 2021, in Wichita. Cayliaunna previously ran away from home mid-October, as we’ve shared on Missing in Kansas.



Missing from: Wichita, Kan.

Missing since: Dec. 31, 2021

Age then: 15

Height: 5’4’’

Weight: 160 pounds

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing marks: wears glasses

If you have information that could help the case, call Wichita Police at (316) 268-4111, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) THE-LOST or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017.

KAKE News features the story of a missing person every weekday in our newscasts at 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you have a person you’d like for us to share a story about, please contact Anchor Annette Lawless at [email protected].