Bloodhounds search for missing Georgetown teen

Georgetown, SC - GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) – Deputies in Georgetown County are searching for a 15-year-old who they say walked away from the Georgetown Marine Institute Thursday night.

Lt. Neil Johnson, spokesman for the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, says his agency is using bloodhounds to track down the missing teen who was last seen around 8 p.m.

The teen is described by authorities as a Hispanic male, standing 5'4" and weighing 110 pounds. He was last seen wearing khaki pants, a blue polo shirt and black shoes.

Anyone with information on the location of the missing teen is asked to call the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office immediately.

The Georgetown Marine Institute is an alternative, all-boys school located at 1590 East CCC Road in Georgetown.

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