A south-central Kansas teenager was reported missing in late 2022.

Aaliyah Meza, 16, was last seen on Dec. 29, 2022, in Newton.


Missing from: Newton, Kan.

Missing since: Dec. 29, 2022

Age when reported missing: 16

Height then: 5’4’’

Weight then: 150 pounds

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing marks: wears glasses

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Newton Police Department at (316) 283-4190; the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) THE-LOST or anonymously with NCMEC 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].