Crime & Public Safety

Hilton Head Island teenager missing since Thursday, police say

Emily White
Emily White Beaufort County Sheriff's Office

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A Hilton Head Island teenager has been missing since 9 p.m. Thursday night, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Emily White, 17, was last seen at her Windmill Harbour home wearing pajamas, the release said. She usually wears a gold necklace with an oval-shaped opal and bracelets. White has a tattoo of “Be Still” on one of her hips and multiple ear piercings.

Anyone with information about her location can contact Beaufort County Dispatch at 843-524-2777.

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