Missing Persons, North Plains, Washington County Sheriff's Office

Public asked for help after woman goes missing near North Plains

Allyson Joy Watterson. Photo: WCSO

NORTH PLAINS – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in locating a 20-year-old woman last seen on Sunday, December 22 hiking with a man in a wooded area near North Plains.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has also deployed their Search and Rescue (SAR) team in the effort to locate the woman.

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According to the sheriff’s office, the woman, Allyson Joy Watterson, is described as a white female with dark brown hair and blue eyes. She is 5’7″ 120 lbs.

Watterson has a tattoo of an eye on her front left shoulder area, with another tattoo of a fairy sitting on a spider web on her left forearm.

She was last seen wearing an orange/yellow-colored hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and brown Calvin Klein boots. She was also carrying a red backpack.

According to police, Watterson’s family hasn’t heard from her since the morning of Friday, December 20.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone with information on the location of Watterson call the non-emergency line at 503-629-0111.

This article has been updated to reflect additional information on the description of Allyson Joy Watterson

Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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