Police urge caution around missing woman from southeast NM

Posted at: 09/26/2013 2:38 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

Michelle Koch, 23, went missing on Sept. 23.
Michelle Koch, 23, went missing on Sept. 23.
Photo: Courtesy: New Mexico State Police

New Mexico state police have put out an endangered-caution alert for a missing woman from Lovington, N.M.

Michelle Koch, 23, was last seen on Sept. 23 wearing a black and gray t-shirt and blue jeans. Police urge caution around her because of the "illegal activities" comitted by Koch and her acquaintances, who police believe she is with.

Koch has brown hair and brown eyes, is 5'6" tall and weighs around 160 pounds.

The Lea County Sheriff's Office says there have been instances of domestic violence in her home.

Anyone with information on Koch's whereabouts is urged to contact the Lea County Sheriff's Office at (575)-396-3611.