Months have passed since a teenager was reported missing from south-central Kansas.

Lyla Hokett was last seen on Aug. 6, 2022, in Wichita – days after her 13th birthday. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Lyla may still be in town.


Missing from: Wichita, Kan.

Missing since: Aug. 6, 2022

Age when reported missing: 13

Height then: 5’0’’

Weight then: 115 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing marks: wears glasses

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Wichita Police Department at (316) 268-4111, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) THE-LOST or online by clicking here; or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017. You can also leave an anonymous tip with the KBI by clicking here.

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