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News Release
UPDATE: Multnomah County Detectives locate 12-year-old Elizabeth Hein, safe (Photo) - 05/11/22

UPDATE on May 11, 2022, at 11 p.m.:

Multnomah County Detectives located 12-year-old Elizabeth Hein just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night. She is safe and unharmed. We appreciate everyone’s vigilance, care and attention.

No further information will be released at this time.

Original release on May 11 at 5:05 p.m.:

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 12-year-old girl, Elizabeth Hein. She is believed to be in danger. Hein was last seen wearing all black clothing, including a black beanie with graphics. It is believed that she was carrying a black backpack. Elizabeth is 5’ 6’’, 120lbs. with blonde/brown hair and purple bangs.

Hein is thought to have gone missing sometime between 10 p.m. May 10th, and 5:30 a.m. May 11th. She was last seen in her residence located in Southeast Multnomah County and is believed to have left the home willingly. Anyone with information about Hein’s whereabouts is urged to call 911 and refer to case #22-19313.​

Attached are images of Elizabeth Hein.

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