Missing 12-year-old in Upstate has been found, deputies say

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Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2021 at 11:39 AM EST
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LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WYFF) - The missing 12-year-old from Laurens County, Maddison Reynolds, was found safe Wednesday morning, according to the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said Reynolds was found on the side of a road in Greenville County after someone called authorities.

Reynolds ran away at about 3:30 a.m. from an address on Abercrombie Road in Fountain Inn, deputies said.

The FBI joined the investigation on Tuesday and a sketch of a person of interest was released.

Deputies have not released any further details on this man’s involvement in the case or if he has been found

Sketch of person of interest in case of missing 12-year-old in Laurens County.
Sketch of person of interest in case of missing 12-year-old in Laurens County.(Laurens County Sheriff's Office)

On Tuesday night, deputies released two pictures of a man they said they wanted to speak with as part of the investigation.

The pictures appeared to be from a doorbell camera.

On Wednesday, deputies said the man in the pictures was identified Tuesday night and found Wednesday morning.

“At this time, his involvement is irrelevant,” a news release from the sheriff’s office said.

WYFF News 4 spoke with Reynolds’ sister on Tuesday afternoon and she gave us permission to share her post from Facebook.

In the post, Christin Howard said that Maddison had a concussion about a month ago and is still healing.

Howard said Maddison suffers from memory loss because of the injury.

Please help us find my sister, she is still missing. She ran away but She had a concussion around a month ago and she is...

Posted by Christin Howard on Monday, November 15, 2021

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