LEWISTON — Police said two juveniles staying at a local teen shelter eloped last week.

Charity Bell Lewiston Police Department photo

Charity Bell, 14, and Elliot Dowd, 15, had been staying at New Beginnings youth shelter at 491 Main St. when they “eloped from the home” together April 8 and hadn’t returned, Lt. David St. Pierre said in a media statement.

Elliot Dowd Photo submitted by Lewiston Police

He said the two are believed to be in the Twin Cities area still.

The parents of the teens and the shelter were concerned and sought assistance from police in locating the their children.

Any assistance from the public in locating the two would be greatly appreciated, St. Pierre said.

If anyone has seen either teen or both, is asked to call Lewiston Police Dispatch at 207-784-6421.


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