Search underway for missing SC 15-year-old girl in Hilton Head

Photo: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office 

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 15-year-old. 

Kailah Monroe of Hilton Head Island, SC was reported missing by her family Sunday morning. She was last seen in the area of the Hilton Head Gardens apartment complex around 3:30 a.m. and has yet to return home. It is believed that Kailah ran away, deputies said. 

Kailah is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing approximately 130 pounds. She has brown eyes, shoulder length hair and has braces on her teeth. Her family is concerned for her well-being. 

"We are asking residents and guests to please be on the look out for her. Anyone who knows Kailah's whereabouts, or who comes into contact with her, is asked to call 911," deputies said.