Person of interest named as Endangered Missing Advisory issued for 13-year-old Roosevelt girl

Mar 9, 2022, 11:51 AM | Updated: 2:36 pm
(Roosevelt Police Department)...
(Roosevelt Police Department)
(Roosevelt Police Department)

ROOSEVELT, Utah — Authorities have issued a Utah Endangered Missing Advisory for 13-year-old Rylie Seacrest, who was reported missing Tuesday, and named a Washington man as a person of interest.

Police say Rylie walked out of her residence between 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, and her friends reported she was in contact with a 25-year-old man from Florida.

“Before she left, she received an oculus Facebook message from a ‘Monkey King Budda’ at the same time she walked out of the home that said, ‘I’m waiting,'” police said.

Justin Woodruff, from the Washington area, was named as a person of interest Wednesday. However, police say Rylie told several friends she was going to Florida with a man.

“We are actively investigating this lead, but at this moment it is unconfirmed that (Woodruff) is involved in her disappearance,” police said.

Rylie is 5-foot-3, weighs 120 pounds and has red hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information should call the Roosevelt City Police Department at 435-722-2330, or central dispatch at 435-722-4558. Police also said they will be checking messages sent to their Facebook page.

A candlelight vigil and prayer event will be held at Roosevelt’s Constitution Park at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

(Ashley Moser/KSL TV)...
Ashley Moser

Hundreds rally in support of lawsuit over Utah’s abortion ban

Hundreds gathered at the Utah Capitol Sunday in support of a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood of Utah & the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah to block the state’s abortion trigger law.
10 hours ago
(Nampa Police Department/Facebook)...
Josh Ellis

Amber Alert canceled after Idaho children found

Nampa police have issued an Amber Alert for two children they say were abducted by their babysitter who may be using drugs.
10 hours ago
A destroyed home in Ukraine...
Kiersten Nunez

Local nonprofit aims to fix lost homes in Ukraine

The nonprofit August Mission hopes to raise enough money to rehouse Ukrainians who lost their homes during the conflict against Russia.
1 day ago
A barbeque caught on fire at house in Sandy....
Michael Houck

Barbeque fire catches Sandy house on fire, displaces family

A barbeque caught on fire, causing a two-alarm house fire in Sandy Sunday evening.
1 day ago
FILE PHOTO (Idaho State Police/Facebook)...
Michael Houck

Kearns woman killed in two-vehicle crash in Idaho

A Kearns woman has died after being hit by a car while on a motorcycle in Idaho Saturday.
1 day ago
Iron County Search & Rescue responded to a injured mountain biker at Boulder Dash Trail. (Credit: I...
Michael Houck

Search & rescue crews help injured biker near Cedar City

Iron County Search & Rescue helped a mountain biker who needed help after getting hurt on a trail Saturday morning near Cedar City.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

hand holding 3d rendering mobile connect with security camera for security solutions...
Les Olson

Wondering what security solutions are right for you? Find out more about how to protect your surroundings

Physical security helps everyone. Keep your employees, clients, and customers safe with security solutions that protect your workplace.
Many rattan pendant lights, hay hang from the ceiling.Traditional and simple lighting....
Lighting Design

The Best Ways to Style Rattan Pendant Lighting in Your Home

Rattan pendant lights create a rustic and breezy feel, and are an easy way to incorporate this hot trend into your home decor.
Earth day 2022...

How Are You Celebrating Earth Day 2022? | 4 Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day and Protect the Environment

Earth Day is a great time to reflect on how we can be more environmentally conscious. Here are some tips for celebrating Earth Day.
Get Money Online...

More Ways to Get Money Online Right Now in Your Spare Time

Here are 4 easy ways that you can get more money online if you have some free time and want to make a little extra on the side.
Lighting trends 2022...

Lighting Trends 2022 | 5 Beautiful Home Lighting Trends You Can Expect to See this Year and Beyond

This is where you can see the latest lighting trends for 2022 straight from the Lightovation Show at the Dallas World Trade Center.
What Can't You Throw Away in the Trash...

What Can’t You Throw Away in the Trash? | 5 Things You Shouldn’t Throw in to Your Trash Can

What can't you throw away in the trash? Believe it or not, there are actually many items that shouldn't be thrown straight into the trash.
Person of interest named as Endangered Missing Advisory issued for 13-year-old Roosevelt girl