Teenager Kaylea Vette was locate safe, her family shares Monday night.

The Sheridan County Sheriff's office said Monday afternoon, deputies went to a farm in the southwest part of the county and found Kaylea there. She was not hurt and later released to Colby Police. 

"Colby Police Department's investigation is ongoing," Sheridan County shares in a Facebook update. "There are no current charges pending in Sheridan County regarding this case."


There’s concern for a northwest Kansas teenager who was last seen this past week.

Kaylea Vette, 17, was reported missing on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, from Colby.

Some of her social media accounts have been deleted and her phone is going straight to voice mail, her family shares. Her phone last pinged in Garden City.  Yet, it’s believed that Kaylea may be in Garden City, Sublette or Wichita.


Missing from: Colby, Kan.

Missing since: Nov. 10, 2022

Age when reported missing: 17

Height then: 5’2’’

Weight then: about 125 pounds

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing mark: pierced ears

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Colby Police Department at (785) 460-4464 or the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (785) 296-4017. You can also leave an anonymous tip with the KBI by clicking here.

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