|Posted by A Million People for the Missing on June 28, 2011 at 6:15 PM|
Updated: June 29, 2011 - 2:01 PM
LORIS, SC – A 12-year-old girl missing since Sunday afternoon was found shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday, a family member said.
According to a press release issued by the Horry
County Police Department, McCarrie C. Blankenship was last seen riding her
bicycle at the intersection of Loop Road and Highway 366 around 4:00
Horry County Police Department Lt. Jamie DeBari said her bicycle was located Tuesday, but did not specify where it was found.
An incident report indicated Blakenship was upset about moving to a new home within the last couple of weeks. The report states the family moved because of issues she was having with a friend.
DeBari issued a press release about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday that a 25 year old Conway man was arrested. He has unspecified charges pending against him.
A family member of Blakenship's told News13 that the arrested man is the
friend the family was moving away from.
Count on more details from News13 and scnow.com as they become available
Horry County police are searching for a 12-year-old girl, who ran away from her Loris area home, according to Lt. Jamie DeBari.
McCarrie C. Blankenship, 12, was last seen riding her bicycle about 4 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Loop Road and Highway 366 in Horry County, DeBari said in a news release issued Tuesday. She was last seen wearing a green and white sundress with bows on both shoulders and blue shorts carrying a pink and white backpack.
Police learned Blankenship was upset over a recent move and threatened to runaway on Saturday, DeBari said in the release. She is described as being 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing about 110 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Anyone with information regarding Blankenship’s whereabouts can call Horry County police’s Criminal Investigations Division at 915-8345, Horry County dispatch at 248-1520 or to remain anonymous at 915-8477.