Endangered Rutherford County girl found safe in North Carolina

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(Source: Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office)

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A missing Rutherford County girl believed to be endangered was found safe in North Carolina after an investigation by sheriff’s detectives and Homeland Security Investigations.

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office says 15-year-old Skylar Potter of Bradyville was reported missing from her home on Thursday. She had reportedly left letters about leaving her home.

Detectives followed leads and found a connection between Potter and 22-year-old Jake Anderson of North Carolina. Authorities discovered Anderson picked Skylar up and took her to his residence in North Carolina.

Investigators in North Carolina followed leads and found Skylar at Anderson’s home. Charges are pending against Anderson while Skylar is being returned home to Rutherford County.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Austin Mobbs at 615-904-3094.

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