Detectives search for missing Guilford Co. Schools teacher believed to be ‘in danger’

4aGREENSBORO, N.C. — A 31-year-old Guilford County Schools teacher is missing and she is believed to be in danger, according to Charlotte detectives.

The Missing Persons Unit of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking the public for help in locating Bianca Richardson Tanner.

Tanner, a 2nd-grade teacher at Reedy Fork Elementary and a former A&T student, was relocating to Charlotte after the school year. She was last seen in Charlotte late Saturday night.

Detectives are currently working to track her cell phone. Detectives said they believe she is “in danger.”

Tanner was hired by Guilford County Schools in 2004 as a substitute teacher. She was hired as a full-time teacher in 2006. Tanner had a substitute in her class on Monday and Tuesday.

rfTanner is described as a black woman, 5’3″, 110 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen Saturday on Druid Circle wearing a red tank top, black shorts and black flats.

Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Tanner is asked to contact Detective Faulkner at 704-336-8970 or call 911.

Guilford County Schools issued a statement on Tuesday:

“We are very concerned about Ms. Tanner and, of course, hope she is found safe. Our thoughts and prayers are with her and her family.”