ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Asheville police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 17-year-old girl.
Police say Emma Sanchez was last seen on September 16 heading north on New Leicester Highway.
She was last seen wearing a black shirt, gray pants, and carrying a black backpack. She's described as a white female who is 5 feet 2 inches tall and about 144 pounds.
Police say Sanchez is believed to still be in the West Asheville area and might be in the company of an 18-year-old male.
If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Emma Sanchez they are encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110, or Asheville-Buncombe Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050 if they wish to remain anonymous.