Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

December 6, 2012

Search for missing Ironton teen ongoing


The Independent

IRONTON — The search for a missing 14-year-old Ironton girl was ongoing Thursday morning.

Amber Farmer was last seen about 4 p.m. Wednesday with her dog near her family's apartment in the 1500 block of Lawrence Street, according to the Ironton Police Department.

Her parents reported her missing about 8:45 Wednesday night. Neighbors reported seeing her walking toward a wooded area around 4 p.m.

Along with the crews on the ground, an Ohio State Patrol helicopter was brought in Wednesday night to look for her from the sky. A Huntington Police Department bloodhound tracked the teen through a wooded area before losing the scent.

Farmer was last seen wearing a pink hat and carrying a yellow backpack. She is approximately 5’00” tall, and weighs 110 pounds with brown shoulder length hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ironton Police Department at 740-532-5606 or the Lawrence County Sheriff’s office at 740-532-3525.