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DENVER, N.C. -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office needs your help to locate a missing 16-year-old girl.

Amanda Marie Atkins was last seen at her family's Lake Shore Road South home around 5:30 on Sunday night.

Officials say the family found Amanda's bedroom window open when they checked-in on her around 10:20 that night.

Amanda is described as 5-foot-1, weighing approximately 115 pounds with blonde hair and green eyes.

Authorities believe Amanda may be in Gaston or Lincoln counties.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says Amanda is considered a runaway, and is not believed to be in any danger.

If you have any information on Amanda's whereabouts, please contact the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at (704) 732-9050

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