SHADY COVE, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old girl. Nouara “Lili” Rose Yahiaoui was reported as a runaway on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. She was last seen on Friday, March 9, at her grandmother’s house in Shady Cove.

Yahiaoui’s family last had contact with her on Sunday, March 11, by text message. Detectives believe Yahiaoui may have traveled to Josephine County or the Redding, California, area with an adult male that weekend. Her current whereabouts are not known.

Yahiaoui is described as a white female, standing five feet, five inches tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds. She has long brown hair bleached blond on the ends, and brown eyes. She wears 2-centimeter gauge earrings. Yahiaoui was last seen wearing a white short-sleeve t-shirt with pink roses, green khaki pants, and a tan backpack with white stripes. Yahiaoui was also carrying a green duffle bag. In the past, she has been known by the names Lili Rose Cheever, Lili Rose Yahiaoui, and Nouara Rose Cheever.

Anyone with information about Yahiaoui’s whereabouts is asked to call dispatch right away at (541) 776-7206.

Case #18-5067

UPDATE 3/20/18 name is pronounced: new-ARE-uh yeah-he-owie. Also, her nickname is spelled “Lili” (corrected above).

UPDATE: Police found her safe and took her into protective custody.