UPDATED 10/10/14: Alexis “Lexie” Evans returned home safely early Friday morning (Oct. 10). Family members would like to thank the entire community for giving attention to this matter and for the prayers for Lexie’s safe return.
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PALMDALE – Family members are pleading for the public’s help in finding Alexis “Lexie” Evans, a 14-year-old local teen who went missing from the West Palmdale area on Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Lexie was last seen around 12:30 p.m. that day wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and mint green shoes and carrying a dark colored backpack. Her family believes she ran away from home, but she may still be within the Antelope Valley area, for now.
“Alexis is a sweet child; she has never done anything like this before, but [she] was exhibiting some signs of serious depression,” Holly Evans stated. “I am concerned because she was talking to various men on the internet, and I don’t know if she may have been lured. Please give this all of the attention you can. Me, as her mother, her family and community love her and will do anything we can to find her.”
Lexie is a white female with brown eyes, about 5’2” tall, and weighing between 155-165 pounds. She has dark brown shoulder length hair, and usually wears it straightened, however it is naturally curly.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Lexie Evans is urged to contact Detective Mike Luther immediately at 661-272-2472, or the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Palmdale Station, at 661-272-2400. The Missing Person Case Number is: 141448226.