Emerald Isle police say teen missing since Sunday has been found


Sebastian Gustavo Sanchez (Emerald Isle Police Department photos)

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Emerald Isle police and the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office say Sebastian Gustavo Sanchez, who has been missing since last Sunday, was found and is safe. The Sliver Alert for him has been canceled.


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Emerald Isle police are asking for the public’s help finding a teen who has been missing since Sunday. On Thursday, a Silver Alert was issued by the NC Center for Missing Persons.

Sebastian Gustavo Sanchez, 14, was last seen on Sunday at his home on Live Oak Street in Emerald Isle. He is 5-foot-4 and 110 pounds. He has short brown hair, hazel eyes and tan skin. It was not clear what he was wearing when he was last seen or his direction of travel.

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Sanchez is asked to contact the Emerald Isle Police Department at (252) 354-2021.

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