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17-year-old Sheldon girl found safe after being reported missing by family, police say

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Editor’s note: Dyamon Hernandez was found safe Friday night, according to police.

Police are still searching for a 17-year-old girl last seen leaving her home in Sheldon on Wednesday around 7 p.m., according to a second news release from the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office on Friday morning.

Dyamon Hernandez is around 5 feet, 9 inches tall and 120 pounds, and she is believed to be wearing a black shirt and black pants, the release says.

She left her home near Robinson Hill Court on foot Wednesday evening.

“Dyamon’s family members are concerned for her safety, as they believe she may try to harm herself,” according to the release.

Deputies encourage anyone with information about Hernandez’s whereabouts to call 911.

Katherine Kokal moved to South Carolina in 2018 after graduating from the University of Missouri and loves everything about the Lowcountry that isn’t a Palmetto Bug. She has won South Carolina Press Association awards for in-depth and government beat reporting. On the weekends, you can find Kati doing yoga and hiking Pinckney Island.


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