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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
May 28, 2015 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Update: Clay County Amber Alert for Two Missing Teens

CLAY COUNTY, Iowa -- This is a joint press release from the Clay County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI).

Clay County Sheriff's Office
News Release
May 28, 2015

On Thursday, approximately 1:55pm the Clay County Sheriff's Office received authorization to enact an AMBER ALERT for two missing and believed endangered juveniles from Everly. 

Fourteen local and state agencies collaborated to gather information as quickly as possible, leading to the location of the juveniles, unharmed in Cherokee County at approximately 3:20pm. 

This investigation is continuing and criminal charges are pending upon completion.  Both juveniles are currently being held for their safety.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office wishes to express their gratitude for the public’s support in providing information vital to the operation.

For further information, please contact Iowa Department of Public Safety"s Public Information Officer Alex Murphy at (515) 443-3014.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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