Deputies search for missing SC teen who may be endangered

Deputies search for missing SC teen who may be endangered
Ashlynn Owen was reported missing to Anderson County deputies Friday. (Source: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

WILLIAMSTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 16-year-old girl who deputies fear could hurt herself.

Ashlynn Owen was reported as a runaway to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, according to a post from the agency’s Facebook page.

She was last seen at her home in Williamston.

The post states she suffers from severe depression and may be suicidal.

She is 5-foot-7, weighs 120 pounds, and has blue eyes. The sheriff’s office updated her description to state that she has bright pink hair and blue eyes. She also has a tattoo on her lower right forearm that reads, “Forever.”

Anyone with information on Owen’s whereabouts is asked to please call the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office at 864-260-4400. They ask that you provide case number 2019-17726.

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