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Sheriff’s office asks for help finding missing teen

Melina Caulder


     A teen has been missing from the Chadbourn area for nearly a week, and the Columbus County Sheriff’ Office is asking for help finding her.

     Melina Caulder, 16, was last seen on Bird Cage Estates on June 8, leaving in the middle of the night, a sheriff’s news release said. She may have left the area in a car seen at the end of her road. Investigators say they don’t know what Caulder was wearing.

     Caulder is a Hispanic female with brown eyes, her hair dyed red.

     Anyone with information on her location is asked to call the CCSO’s Criminal Investigation Unit at 910-640-6629.

     Look for updates here as events warrant, the full story in the next Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.