Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office needs help locating missing teen

Press release from the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office:

The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office and the Polk Division of Social Services are looking for 15-year-old Emily Rebekah Garcia. Emily is approximately 5’5” tall, with dark brown hair and brown/hazel eyes. Emily was last seen in the Black Mountain area on Wednesday. She has family and friends in Polk, Henderson and Buncombe Counties.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Emily Garcia please contact the Detective Scott Piper with the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office at 828-250-4448; the Polk County Division of Social Services at 828-894-2100 Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm, or 828-894-0188 after hours; orAsheville-Buncombe CrimeStoppers at 828-255-5050.

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