Alleged abductor surrenders to police in NC Amber Alert

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- One man believed to have abducted a 15-year-old Forsyth County girl surrendered to police Thursday morning.

A statewide Amber Alert was issued for Cassidy Ann Bottoms at about 2 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities said she was last seen in the 800 block of Old Oak Hollow Road in Winston-Salem and was believed to be traveling with 24-year-old Deshawn Dante Townes and 20-year-old Joffey Lee Cutler in a silver Nissan Altima.

Townes surrendered himself and the Nissan Altima to Sanford police late Thursday morning. He will not face charges, authorities said.

Authorities said Bottoms, Cutler and Townes were together Wednesday night, but eventually, Townes parted ways with the group.

Cutler and Bottoms were last seen in the Sanford area. Forsyth County officials said the Amber Alert for Bottoms will be canceled as the case no longer meets the criteria. 

Bottoms is a white female, approximately 5-foot-1, weighing 114 pounds. She has black hair and hazel eyes.   She was wearing a black tube top with a V-cut, pink, gray and blue palm tree leggings and black Converse shoes. The teen has a scar on left lower lip.

Joffey Lee Cutler is described as a 20-year-old black male. He is approximately 5-foot-8 He has black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black shirt.
 
Anyone with any information regarding this abduction, call the Forsyth County Sheriff`s Office immediately at (336) 727-2112, 336-727-2112 or call 911 or *HP. 

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