Missing San Diego Woman's Car Found in Central Calif.

Lauren Pena has been missing since Feb. 11

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    The car of a missing San Diego woman has been found in Tulare County, north of Bakersfield.

    Lauren Pena was reported missing Feb. 11 by her stepmother, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

    Witnesses say Pena packed up her tent and left from a San Diego County property, though the exact location is unknown.

    On Thursday, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department announced deputies had found Pena’s car in the parking lot of McNally’s Fairview Lodge along the Kern River.

    Pena was last seen wearing light purple-colored clothing and a small backpack.

    Tulare County Sheriff’s deputies started searching the Kern River area for the missing woman.

    If you have any information about where Pena may be, call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at 559-733-6218.