LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - UPDATE: 1/23/18 - A 17-year-old young woman reported missing has returned home and is safe.
Amy Jo Helms, 17, was last seen leaving her residence on Noles Circle sometime after 1:00 a.m. on January 22, 2018.
Detective Kelly Paris confirmed she returned home on Monday night.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen.
Amy Jo Helms, 17, was last seen leaving her residence on Noles Circle sometime after 1:00 a.m. Monday, January 22. The direction or means of travel are unknown.
She may be in the company of Daryl Bennett who lives in the Mt. Airy area.
Helms is described as a white female with brown hair and blue eyes. She is 5'6" tall and weighs 280 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, and cowboy boots. She was also carrying a backpack and tote bag.
Anyone with information about the missing girl’s whereabouts is asked the contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050 or the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202.