As part of its ongoing search, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for the public’s help to locate 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson.
Hayleigh disappeared from her residence in Surgoinsville, Tennessee, on the night of June 22, 2015. Hayleigh has been spotted at a Walmart in Marion, North Carolina, in the early morning of June 23, 2015.
She was in the company of the listed 41-year-old suspect, who currently has an active warrant for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender out of Georgia.
Hayleigh and Benjamin may be in the Appalachian Mountains area of Smyth/Washington County, Virginia.
Hayleigh is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. Hayleigh has brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a sleeveless flowery top with dark colored shorts or a skirt and boots.
Benjamin is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. Benjamin has blue eyes and brown hair. He has multiple tattoos. He may have shaved off his beard and may have removed his glasses. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt with the letters “Ford” written on it, dark shorts and a camouflage baseball hat.
The public is urged to call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) with any information concerning the disappearance or current whereabouts of Hayleigh and/or Benjamin.
Calls may be made anonymously.