Gaston County Police search for missing 17-year-old

Gaston County Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing teenager. 

Police say 17-year-old Julia Dalton ran away from home located at 230 Albert Lane in Dallas on Tuesday.

Dalton has not been heard from, and could possibly be seeking transportation to Oregon according to investigators.

Police say Dalton identifies as a male and goes by Dennis Dalton on social media. Dalton is described as 5'7" with brown hair and brown eyes, weighing about 160 pounds. 

Anyone with information regarding Dalton’s location is asked to contact Detective J. P. Brienza at (704) 866-3391 or Gaston County Police at (704) 866-3320 / 3300.