Dakota Ricketts

Dakota Ricketts has been located, according to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.


McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help finding a teen that ran away from home on Friday, Feb. 3.

Dakota Raine Ricketts, 17, was last seen at her home at 330 Bartlett Hollow Road in Old Fort at 7:10 p.m. Her mother reported her missing at 7:44 p.m.

Ricketts is described as a white female who stands 4 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 110 pounds. She has long blond hair and green eyes.

Anyone with information concerning Ricketts’ whereabouts is asked to call the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office at 652-2235 or the McDowell County 911 communications center at 652-4000.