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Police and fire


Kosciusko teen reported missing


The family of an 18-year-old Warsaw woman said she went for a walk last week in Kosciusko County and hasn’t been seen since.

Now police are asking the public to help find her.

Aurora Shoemaker’s family called the sheriff’s department Sunday and told police she left their home at the Acres Mobile Home Park, at 3699 North County Road 175 East, on Thursday and never came home.

Shoemaker was last seen near her Warsaw home about 4 p.m. and attempts to contact her on her cellphone were unsuccessful, police said in a statement.

Police described her as 5-foot-6 with short blonde hair, green eyes, with a thin frame and piercings in her lip.

“We have no reason to believe she is in any danger,” said Sgt. Chad Hill, spokesman for the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone with information can call the department’s anonymous tip line at 574-372-2494 or regular line at 574-267-5667.