Cherokee County

Authorities searching for Cherokee County 13-year-old who disappeared nearly a month ago

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — The search continues for a teenager who disappeared in early October.

Cherokee County Schools police officials told Channel 2 Action News they are looking for 13-year-old Gladis Escobar of Canton, who was last seen leaving a Creekview High School football game willingly with another student on Oct. 6.

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Since her disappearance, authorities said she has posted on social media photos of herself with a changed appearance.

Officials said although she is not believed to be in danger, her family misses her and wants her to come home.


No further information has been released.

Anyone with information regarding Escobar’s disappearance is asked to call 911.

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