Leah Costa, A 15-year-old girl is missing from the Buckeye area after she supposedly ran off with her 17-year-old boyfriend on Christmas Eve.
The boy was found Saturday disoriented and dehydrated and walking along Interstate 10 at milepost 78, according to officers with the Arizona Department of Public Safety who located him.
There was no sign of Leah Costa.
The teen was unable to tell the DPS officer where he had been or the whereabouts of the girl. He confirmed she was with him and was last seen at the TA Truck Stop at 339th Avenue and I-10. He also recalled they were at the Burnt Wells Rest Area off I-10 at Milepost 71.
The girl is described as 5’3″ tall and weighs 187 pounds. She has brown hair and eyes.
Leah Costa was last seen wearing a blue and white checkered plaid shirt with a black tank top, blue jeans and black high-top shoes. She wears glasses. The boy, however, said she may be wearing a red plaid shirt.
Anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts is asked to call the Buckeye Police Department at 623-349-6400.
Buckeye police Sgt. Jason Weeks added the boy is a local resident.