MONUMENT, Colo. (KKTV) - UPDATE 2:25 p.m.:
The sheriff's office is reporting the teen returned home and is safe!
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is hoping for help from the public in locating a runaway teenager.
A picture of 17-year-old Maria Burch is at the top of this article. She was last seen on Tuesday at about 9:15 p.m. in her Monument home.
The sheriff's office is asking anyone who has seen her recently, or knows where she is, to call 719-390-5555.