Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office took a report on the morning of July 5 of a missing/runaway juvenile.
Yaritze Pastor Junech, age 16, of Ridgway, left her residence willingly in the early mornings hours of July 3 with a male subject she met through social media. Yaritze may be traveling to New York or Tennessee and is not believe d to be in this area. Those with any information about Yaritza should contact the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office at 563-382-4268. The Sheriff’s Office is working with the National Center for Missing & Exploiited Children, the U.S. Marshals Service and the FBI.