Stark County authorities searching for missing teen


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Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Areanna Leach, who was reported missing from her residence in the 12000 block of Baywood Street SE in Paris Township.

Leach, described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 131 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes, was last seen around 10:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024. She may be wearing grey ‘Hey Dude’ shoes and blue jeans.

According to officials, Leach is believed to have left her home sometime during the night. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone with information regarding her whereabouts to contact them at 330-430-3800.