Buncombe County Sheriff seeking missing Cherokee girl

by Nov 2, 2018NEWS ka-no-he-da


Staff Reports


ASHEVILLE – The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a missing Cherokee teen last seen in Asheville.

According to deputies, Andrea Wildcatt, 14, arrived at their juvenile detention center Oct. 26. Authorities say she ran away. She was last seen wearing a black tank top with gray and black sweatpants, red shoes, and a red headband.

Andrea is enrolled with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Deputies say she has a dark complexion, is about 5’4” in height. She has brown hair, brown eyes and weighs about 130 pounds.

If you’ve seen Andrea, you’re asked to call the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office at 828-255-5555. Requests for comment from the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office were not returned immediately.