UPDATE: Jessica Shepherd has been found safe and sound, but the exact time and place of her discovery has not been released.
A missing child alert has been sent out by Johnstown Police north of Denver. 16 year old Jessica Shepherd has not been seen since 8 o’clock Tuesday night. She was last heard from last night via Facebook and text messaging. These messages said she was with a guy named “Dave” and was scared and to “call the police.” She is 5-4, 135 pounds with blond hair, blue eyes wearing a black leather jacket, black shirt, blue jeans and black shoes. She has piercings on her nose, upper lip and eyebrow. Her pictures are below. If you have information, please call the Johnstown Police Department at 970-587-5555.