Nearly a month ago, we reported on the efforts being made to locate a missing Ephrata teen. Now the case moving back to Ephrata from Othello.

Othello Police conduct an extensive surveillance operation

The Othello Police Department announced Wednesday, June 7th they'd wrapped up some surveillance operations, without being able to locate this missing teen.

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  Alondra Mata-Nunez was reported missing by her family last September.  During the investigation it was believed she was in the Mattawa or Othello area, possibly being harbored, or hidden, by a family relative. She'd last been seen on September 27th, 2021.

Now Othello Police released this information about the case:

"Our Detectives with the assistance of the FBI worked and followed leads on this case, as well as conducted surveillance within the City of Othello but unfortunately were unable to locate Alondra. This case was turned back to Ephrata PD who is the original investigating agency."

Anyone in the Grant County-Ephrata area who may have information about this case, you're urged to call Ephrata Police at (717) 738-9200. All leads can be confidential.

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