SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — Police announced Saturday that a missing teen last seen New Year’s eve dancing in an Orange County club has been found.
Lizbeth Mateo, 16, a resident of Kent, Washington was in town visiting relatives.READ MORE: Woman Goes Missing In Water Near Santa Monica Pier
She had last been around 1:30 a.m. at the El Festival Club in Santa Ana. She told family she was headed to the restroom and never returned to her table.
Mateo was described as Latina, about 5 feet tall and 120 pounds.READ MORE: Montclair City Employees Will Need Vaccination Sticker On ID Badge Monday If They Want To Work Maskless
Santa Ana Police have launched an extensive search for Mateo including the use of bloodhounds from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
It was unclear if tips from the public led to police finding Mateo but they said she was located in Anaheim and is being reunited with her family.
Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of her disappearance.MORE NEWS: Pasadena Man, 25-Year-Old Andrew San Gabino, Arrested In Corona For Alleged Sexual Assault