Wayne County First Responder are looking for a missing person after it was reported to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office on June 19, 2016. Angel Denise Phillips was reported missing by her 15 yoa son early Saturday morning. He reported that his mother and he were involved in a minor automobile accident on Highway 55, west of Mount Olive, early Saturday morning, when their vehicle was disabled. The NC Highway Patrol reported the vehicle was towed at approximately 8:00 Saturday morning. The son reported that they walked in the area and found shelter to stay Saturday night. It was reported to the Sheriff’s office that Ms. Phillips sent her son to find them some water but when he returned his mother was missing. Ms. Phillips and her son were last seen together at approximately 11:00a.m. on Saturday.
Ms. Phillips, is described as a black female, 33 yoa, 5ft. 10 in. 140pds, last seen wearing a white tank top and greenish camouflage short pants and she was barefooted. She has a Mohawk hairstyle. The family’s dog, a brown and white bulldog wearing a red collar and possibly a red leash is also missing. It is not clear if the dog may be with Ms. Phillips or if it is lost. She and her son are from Darlington, SC. First responders involved in the search for Ms. Phillips are the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office with Air Watch, the Smith Chapel Fire Department, the Arr-Mac Search and Rescue Team and the North Carolina Forestry Service.
If anyone sees anything they think may be related to this missing person case please contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-731-1481 or 911