Family says missing Lincoln teen may have traveled to South Carolina


Pictured above: Selena Rodriguez – Pictures courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office


Lincolnton, NC -Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen.

Deputies were dispatched to 1333 Rustic Trail concerning a missing teen. Family members say 16 year old Selena Rodriguez left the residence around 10:00 p.m. on September 5, 2019. They say a vehicle was heard outside the home and believe she was picked up by the vehicle but were unable to provide a color or make of vehicle.

Detective Matt Burgess said Selena is described as 5 feet – 3 inches tall and weighing around 220 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing light colored blue jeans, a multi-colored shirt and a black jacket. Selena may have gone to the Spartanburg, S.C. area.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

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Author: WSIC editor