UPDATE: Neal has been located.
The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office has issued a welfare concern for a 17-year-old runaway teen who was last seen in the Newport area.
The teen has been identified as Kacey M. Neal, 17, and deputies believed she is attending the Carteret Community College.
Neal was last seen Monday at her residence located on James Drive, deputies said.
Neal is described to be a white female, approximately 5’4, blonde hair and blue eyes.
If you have any information contact the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office at 252-728-8400 or 252-726-1911.