MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) — Investigators in Carteret County are looking for a missing 12-year-old girl.

Carteret County Sheriff’s say, Samantha Shipp, age 12, ran away from her home on Hunting Bay Drive in Cape Carteret on Thursday. Shipp is 5-foot-8 and weighs 140 pounds. She also has with brown hair and eyes.

She was last seen wearing a black and white flannel shirt, grey sweatpants, and black & white checkered Vans tennis shoes. She is also said to be carrying a teal backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Tony Henderson at the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, (252) 728-8400, or Carteret County Communications at (252) 726-1911.