Missing 15-year-old girl found, charged by Morristown police

WATE 6 On Your Side Staff - MORRISTOWN (WATE) - A previously missing 15-year-old girl has been found and is being charged as a runaway according to Morristown police.

Police say they received a tip that Destiny Leann Hendrick was at a Walmart in West Morristown.

Officers then responded to the Walmart on Andrew Johnson Hwy, located Hendrick, took her into custody and charged her as a runaway.

Hendrick had last been seen by her grandfather entering Morristown Hamblen West High School around 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28. She did not attend any classes that day.


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