Search intensifies for missing Valley teens

Posted at 5:10 PM, Jan 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-29 19:34:11-05

Two teens who may have gone camping did not return home, nor have they contacted their family members in several days, police said. 

According to the Phoenix Police Department, Natalie Marion, 17, and Jared Smith, 16, were last seen around Adobe Road and Ellis Street on January 24 around 8:30 p.m. 

The pair is believed to have returned to the North Phoenix area for a brief time, police said. 

Officials believe the pair may have gone camping, and their vehicle may have broken down. 

Marion is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs about 120 pounds and has hazel eyes and brown hair. 

Smith is 6 feet 1 inch tall, weighs about 152 pounds and has blue eyes and blonde hair. 

The teens were driving a dark purple 4-door 1999 Honda Accord with the Arizona license plate "BRR5066."

It's not clear where the teens may have gone camping. 

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Phoenix Police Department's Missing Persons Unit at (602) 534-2121 or contact the unit after hours at (602) 262-6141. 

View the police flier here.