COLON, MI (WTVB) - St. Joseph County authorities are continuing their attempt to locate a missing teenage girl from Colon Township. The Sheriff’s Department says Jessika Mathis ran away from the 59000 Block of Pine Grove Rd late Monday afternoon. Mathis is described as 5’3”, 105 lbs, with blonde hair and hazel eyes and was last seen wearing a long sleeve shirt and jeans.
Investigators believe Mathis is hiding in the Sturgis area with a sibling and may be planning on leaving the state for the Tennessee area. They say possible locations for Mathis in Sturgis are the 200 Block of N Fourth St, the 100 Block of Vinewood St, or the 600 Block of East Jerolene Strett. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mathis is asked to contact St. Joseph County Central Dispatch at 269-467-4195.