Police searching for 2 teen girls who vanished from Cherokee high school

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — Cherokee County Schools police are searching for two teens last seen at their high school Thursday morning.

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Police said Amber Lacount, 14, and Ashilynn Swanson, 13, were last seen at Cherokee High School in Canton around 9 a.m. It’s unclear if they were together when they vanished.


Lacount is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall and 130 pounds. Her hair color may have changed from the current photograph. Swanson is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall and 120 pounds. Police said her nose is pierced, although she may or may not be wearing a nose ring.

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Anyone with information is asked to Cherokee County School Police at 770-704-4346 or call 911.