(Council Bluffs) Authorities are searching for a runaway teen and her baby last seen at Children’s Square in Council Bluffs at around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday evening.
Officers received a call at around 7:25 p.m. in reference to a runaway identified as 17-year-old Jewelie Coburn, of Council Bluffs, who left Children’s Square with her one year-old baby Gaige Coburn. Officers checked the area of North 16th Street and Interstate 29 for a report of a female carrying a baby but no one was located. Meanwhile, authorities received a tip that the girl and her baby may be enroute to Villisca, but a deputy checked the residence and Coburn and her infant son were not there.
Council Bluffs Police believe the girl and her child are in Villisca or possibly St. Joe, Missouri at this time. Investigators have been in close contact with Montgomery County regarding this runaway.
June 6, 2012
6: a.m. newscast