Search for Texas teen missing in Colorado enters second week

Emma Stokes. (Family photo)
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PARK COUNTY, Colo. (KWTX) The search for a teenage girl from Sherman who’s missing in Colorado entered its second week Monday.

Emma Stokes, 16, has been missing since 10 p.m. July 7 in Park County Colo. west of Colorado Springs, the Park County Sheriff’s Office says.

Stokes' family says the teen had been in Colorado for two weeks before running away with 16-year-old Anna Frankman, 16, who is also from out of state.

The two teens were in what the family described as an intense mental health therapy program at the Institute for Attachment and Child Development in Littleton when they left the home in which they were staying.

When they left, they triggered an alarm to which Park County deputies responded.

A search, which included a K9 team, led officers to a state highway, but there the trail ended.

Stokes’ parents are in Denver and appealing to residents for help.

“We need everyone in the Denver area to please look at my little girl’s picture and call law enforcement immediately,” said the girl’s father, Jerry Stokes.

The teens had no access to electronics during their stay and know no one in the area.

The family says they left without money, backpacks and electronics.

Stokes is 5-foot-5, weighs 110 pounds, and has dark blonde hair.

She was last seen wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt with a red print and jeans.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the Park County Sheriff's Office at (719) 836-2494.