Two teen-age girls missing |

Two teen-age girls missing

Gregory Crofton

Law enforcement officers are looking for two teen girls from South Lake Tahoe, who were last seen Wednesday at two Stateline casinos.

Amy Klaes, 17, and Jackie Rivas, 14, were dropped off Wednesday evening at the casinos. Klaes’ mother was supposed to pick up the girls inside the arcade at Harveys Resort Casino at 9:30 p.m., but couldn’t find them when she arrived.

Douglas County deputies spoke with Harveys security officers, who saw Klaes and Rivas in the casino just before 9 p.m. The girls were later seen around 10 p.m. inside the Horizon with two men.

“I haven’t worked the case, but these two girls aren’t your typical runaways,” said Douglas County sheriff’s Sgt. Lance Modispacher. “We have lots of runaway juveniles, but usually there’s a problem. That’s not the case with these kids.”

The first man was described as Hispanic, 21 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 130 pounds. The other man was described as black with a light complexion, 23 to 25 years old, 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. Both wore blue jeans and backward baseball caps.

Klaes is white, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 120 pounds, with long blonde hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black-and-blue flower print skirt and a black top.

Rivas is white, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 130 pounds, with long brown hair, brown eyes, braces and freckles on her face. She was wearing a dark blue skirt and yellow top.

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