A child went missing Tuesday according to a press release issued by Catawba County Schools on Tuesday night.
Emily Dowdle, 11, is a student at Catawba Elementary School and was last seen on a Catawba County school bus at 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday.
The release said Dowdle is 4-foot-11 with long light brown hair and hazel eyes. She is reported as wearing a pink shirt with an unknown design, capri jeans and black framed glasses.
Anyone with information as to Dowdle’s whereabouts is asked to call the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office at (828) 464-3112 and ask for Chief Duane Cozzen or Brandon Styers.