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Police Seeking Help In Locating Missing Juvenile, Possibly With Registered Sex Offender

Authorities in Franklin County are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Emily High, a 16-year-old girl who has been reported missing. Emily is described as 5’2″ tall and weighing approximately 90 lbs. She was last seen in the Chambersburg area, specifically in the Scotland area. 16 year old Emily High was reported missing on May 16. 

It is believed that Emily is with Jaret John Write. Write, 22, is a registered sex offender in the state of Ohio. He is wanted out of Ohio as well as Pennsylvania now. This is not currently a kidnapping investigation, but he is facing charges in reference to her running away.

If you have any information regarding Emily’s whereabouts or Jaret Writes location, please contact the Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg at 717-264-5161.


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