UPDATE: Runaway Riverton teens found safe

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Ellie Droge, left, and Ocean Pulley, right, were reported missing from Riverton Tuesday. They were last seen leaving Oquirrh Hills Middle School. (Riverton City Government)

SUNDAY 11/21/21 11:05 a.m.

RIVERTON, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities say two runaway Riverton teens who have been missing since last Monday have now been found.

Authorities say the teens were successfully located around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.

The pair were in a relationship and ran away during a regular school day at Oquirrh Hills Middle School. No further details have been released about their condition at this time.

THURSDAY 11/18/2021 1:36 p.m.

RIVERTON, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities are continuing to search for two teenagers who ran away from school on Monday.

City officials say Ellie Droge and Ocean Pulley left Oquirrh Hills Middle School at around 9 a.m. Monday.

“Their families are very worried about them,” a Facebook post from the Riverton City Government reads. “They have been in a relationship and are believed to be together, wherever they are.”

The city shared new photos of Ellie and Ocean. In the first, seen in the slideshow below, the pair can be seen leaving Oquirrh Hills Middle School. The second was captured by a Ring camera a short time later.

Ellie is described as being 5’1″ and about 100 pounds. She has light brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a brown v-neck shirt, blue jeans, and a creme hoody.

Ocean is described as being 5’6″ and about 125 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. Ocean was last seen wearing a pink hoodie with a baseball-style jersey and a red Oakley baseball cap.

If you have any information about where Ellie and Ocean are, or believe you have seen them at some point this week, you are asked to contact Riverton Police at 801-840-4000.

ORIGINAL STORY: Search underway for two runaways in Riverton

WEDNESDAY 11/17/2021 6:45 a.m.

RIVERTON, Utah (ABC4) – Police in Riverton are searching for two teenagers who left school together early Monday morning and haven’t been seen since.

Authorities say Ellie Droge and Ocean Pulley left Oquirrh Hills Middle School at around 9 a.m. Monday.

“Their families are very worried about them,” a Facebook post from the Riverton City Government reads. “They have been in a relationship and are believed to be together, wherever they are.”

Riverton Police have been in close contact with the families.

Ellie is described as being 5’1″ and about 100 pounds. She has light brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a brown v-neck shirt, blue jeans, and a creme hoody.

Ocean is described as being 5’6″ and about 125 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. Ocean was last seen wearing a pink hoodie with a baseball-style jersey and a red Oakley baseball cap.

If you have any information or have seen the kids, you are asked to contact the Riverton Police Department by calling 801-840-4000.

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