Where is Serenity? Oakland County authorities still searching for teen who ran away in 2020

Serenity Sturman
Photo credit Serenity Sturman (Photos: Oakland County Sheriff Office)

(WWJ) Authorities are asking for tips from the public to help them recover a runaway teen, missing for a year-and-a-half.

According to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Serenity Sturman — who was 15 years old at the time — did not return to Oakland County Children's Village after leaving on a day pass privilege to visit family in Ypsilanti.

Sturman was last seen Saturday, Feb. 8 in Ypsilanti.

She ran away, according to family members, who reported it to authorities.

Sturman is described as 5'7'' tall and weighing around 130 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes.

On Monday, Crime Stoppers of Michigan put out a photo of the teen, offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to her arrest.

Anyone who has seen Sturman, or who may know of her whereabouts is asked to call the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at 1-800-SPEAK UP (1-800-773-2587). Those with information can also can the sheriff's office at 248-858-4950.