Police search for missing 17-year-old girl from McDowell County

Photo: NC Center for Missing Persons 

The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing, endangered teenager. 

Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Sidney Harper, 17, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Harper is described as a white female, 5'5" tall, 150 pounds, with medium-length blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and blue jeans. 

Harper was last spotted at 145 E Court St. in Marion, North Carolina possibly heading west in a blue sedan. 

Anyone with information about Sidney Harper should call Lt Jenkins at the Marion Police Department at 828-652-3231.