Sheriff asks for information on missing Batavia girl

Jessica Kahl, 15

Authorities consider a 15-year-old Batavia, Iowa, girl missing. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the father of Jessica Kahl told authorities on Nov. 9 the girl had run away. Her disappearance is not considered suspicious, but authorities say she was entered as a missing juvenile due to her age.

Jessica Kahl is described as a white female, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 115 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Jessica was last seen wearing a Penn State hooded sweatshirt, white jeans and black tennis shoes with red laces.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Jessica may be in the company of 25-year-old William Nicely. Nicely is described as a white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall and 160 lbs. Nicely may be driving a 1993 single cab Ford diesel pickup, color unknown. Destinations could include Pennsylvania, Wyoming or Alabama.

Anyone with information or who has been in contact with Jessica Kahl is asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriffâ??s Office at (641) 472-3576.