Police searching for missing 17-year-old girl

DANVILLE – The Danville Police Department is searching for 17-year-old Ameris Shepherd.

Shepherd went missing after being seen for the last time on May 17.

According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, she is 5 feet, 4 inches tall, weighs about 100 pounds and has blonde highlights in her brown hair.

Shepherd is from Danville, but police say she has ties to Roanoke.

There is no indication that she's in danger at this point, according to police.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact the Danville Police Department at 434-799-5111.


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