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Police Seek Help Locating Missing Teen/Runaway

Jun 06, 2017

Dessee LoweryGaston County Police are actively searching for a teen who has been missing since May 24, 2017 and is believed to be a runaway.

Dessee Lowery, 15 years old, was reportedly last seen when she was dropped off for school next to Bessemer City High on the morning of May 24th.  She did not attend class that day.  At the time, Lowery was living with friends at a residence in the 400 block of Joe Cloninger Rd, Dallas, NC.  Lowery is a white female with long brown hair, blue eyes, is 5’5” tall and weighs approximately 250 pounds.  She reportedly has piercings in her nose and tongue.

Lowery has spoken to her mother via telephone on a couple occasions since May 24th and has said that she was not coming home.  Law enforcement attempts at contacting Lowery have been unsuccessful.

The Gaston County Police will continue to seek the whereabouts of Lowery and ask anyone with information to call them at (704) 866-3320 or Gaston County Crimestoppers at (704) 861-8000.