Missing Pitt County girl found in early-morning search

Missing Pitt County girl found in early-morning search

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – An 11-year-old girl who went missing from her Winterville home Monday evening was found shortly after crews were dispatched to begin a search.

Avery Ginn, 11, was reported missing Monday night. According to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, she was last seen around 4:30 p.m. Monday leaving a home on Branch Road.

Around 2 a.m. Tuesday, WITN learned that Avery Ginn was found sleeping in a nearby horse barn with the use of a drone piloted by Greenville Police Department.

She is reportedly back home, safe and sound.

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management, Greenville police and Chocowinity police and dozens of community volunteers helped in the search.

Search for Avery Ginn

Search for Avery Ginn

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