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January 2, 2013
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Sheriff's office seeking missing teenager

Authorities are seeking a missing 19-year-old female who was last seen just after midnight in Stateline.

Alyssa Byrne last used her cell phone just before midnight on New Year's Eve. She was reportedly last seen by friends inside the Horizon Casino in Stateline at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

They have not seen or heard from her since the early that morning.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report from another agency at about 3 p.m. today.

Byrne is described as 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 125 pounds, with black hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black snow boots, and black yoga-type pants with her hair pulled back.

Douglas County Sheriff's investigators are actively working this case in conjunction with the South Lake Tahoe Police Department, according to Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Pat Brooks.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Douglas County Dispatch at 775-782-5126 or Investigator Dennis Slater at 775-586-7255.

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 3, 2013 03:19PM Published Jan 2, 2013 08:29PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.