Missing Tennessee teenager possibly spotted in Archdale with sex offender

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Hayleigh Wilson and Benjamin Shook

ARCHDALE, N.C. — Law enforcement officers across the Piedmont are on the lookout for a missing 14-year-old girl from Tennessee who may have been spotted in Archdale at about 7:30 p.m. Friday, Greensboro Watch Operations confirmed.

Hayleigh Wilson disappeared from her home in Surgoinsville, Tenn., Monday night. An Amber Alert has been issued.

A BOLO (“be on the lookout”) alert has gone out to Piedmont authorities, Watch Operations said.

According to an advisory from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Wilson was possibly spotted with Benjamin Shook and two other adult males in Archdale Friday evening.

Tuesday morning someone reported seeing her with Shook in a Walmart in Marion, N.C.

Shook is wanted in Georgia for failure to register as a sex offender.

Wilson is described as a white female who is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. She has black hair and hazel eyes.

Shook is a white male who is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Wilson and Shook may be traveling in a maroon Ford Explorer Sport Trac with the Tennessee license plate D6020D.

Anyone with information regarding this abduction is asked to call the Surgionsville Police Department immediately at (423) 272-7121 or call 911.

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