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Missing teen found, arrested for interfering with electronic monitoring device

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A 17-year-old girl missing from the Beaufort County has been found and arrested for interfering with an electronic monitoring device, police said.

On Tuesday, the Greenville Police Department located Hailey L. Cherry who ran away from her home in Washington on June 9.

Police said that Cherry was on house arrest with electronic monitoring for several pending felony charges in the Beaufort County.  

She was sent to the Beaufort County Detention Center under a $20,000.00 bond. 


The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in searching for a missing 17-year-old.

Hailey Lydell Cherry was last seen at her home on Cherry Run Road, in Washington, around 10 p.m. last Saturday night, June 9.

Cherry is described as being five feet, seven inches tall, weighing approximately 120 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.

It is not known what she was wearing when she was last seen, or what mode of transportation she used when she left her home last Saturday night.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Hailey Lydell Cherry is asked to call their local law enforcement agency or the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office at 252-946-7111.

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