Missing Caldwell County Teen Believed To Be In Charlotte

CALDWELL COUNTY, NC — Officials are looking for a missing 17-year-old girl they believe to be in Charlotte with a boyfriend.

According to reports, Destany Pritchard was last seen on October 2, 2016 at her foster home in Dallas, NC. Officials say she left without her required medications and is considered an endangered youth.

Deputies believe Pritchard to be with a boyfriend in the Charlotte area. She is described as being 5’7, 180 pounds, hazel eyes and long, colored blond hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Caldwell County Department of Social Services at 828-426- 8280, the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office at 704-862- 6681 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800- 843-5678.