Search underway for missing girl in Pitt County

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – A search is underway for a missing 11-year-old girl in Winterville.

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.

Ginn is white and about 5′1″ tall. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a purple Wintergreen Elementary School shirt, a black jacket and cowboy boots.

Ground crews, ATVs and drones are all being employed in the nighttime search in the vicinity of County Home Road near Branch Road.

The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management, Greenville Police and Chocowinity Police are among the agencies involved.

PCSO asks that anyone with information about Avery’s location call its office at 252-830-4141. Alternately, you can call 911 or Crime Stoppers.

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