Statewide Alert Issued for Missing Girl Believed to be in Danger

7/6/22 UPDATE: Authorities say the missing teen has been found. No additional information was released.

The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help find Phoenyx Cannon, she/her, age 15, a child in foster care who went missing from Troutdale, Oregon on May 9, 2022. She is believed to be in danger.

Missing Teen: Phoenyx Cannon

ODHS asks the public for help in the effort to find Phoenyx and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her.

Phoenyx is suspected to be in the Portland, Oregon region, specifically Troutdale, downtown Portland, or Gresham. She is known to spend time at parks, Portland downtown area and homeless encampments.  

Name: Phoenyx Cannon
Pronouns: she/her
Date of birth: May 1, 2007
Height: 5-foot-9
Weight: 240 pounds
Hair: Brown
Eye color: Brown
Other identifying information: Phoenyx was last seen in a white T-shirt, basketball shorts and Nike slides.
Portland Police Bureau report number #2022-118456
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children #1451077

A small number of children in foster care may be in significant danger when they run away or have gone missing. As ODHS works to do everything it can to find these missing children and ensure their safety. Sometimes, in these situations, a child may go missing repeatedly, resulting in more than one media alert for the same child.