Missing Laney High School student returns home

Missing Laney High School student returns home
Nautica Jane Philyaw (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - New Hanover County deputies say a teen who was reported missing Thursday has been located and returned home safely.

According to an initial news release, Nautica Jane Philyaw was last seen in the 200 block of Heather Lane.

She was wearing a gray t-shirt, black leggings, and white flip flops with a black purse, blue book bag, and a red plaid book bag.

Philyaw is five-foot-five and weighs approximately 200 pounds. She has shoulder-length brown hair with hazel eyes.

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