Update: Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye cancelled this alert at about 2:30 p.m. on Thursday as the 14-year-old was located.
Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye issued this alert on Thursday afternoon:
Please be on look-out for a white female, aged 14. Last seen at residence on Franklintown Road across from Mayland Community College at the Avery/Mitchell county line. She was last known at her residence at about 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 2. Her name is Korie Yelton, 5’6″ tall, brown hair and blue eyes.