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Missing Greene County teen found safe

photo courtesy of Greene County Sheriff's Office


The Greene County Sheriff’s Department stated that Veroinca Platt has been found safe and Tyler Wood has been booked into the Greene County Jail. We will update when more information becomes available.

Original report: 

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department is searching for 16 year-old Veronica Platt, a white female who was last seen on December 26th, with 20 year-old Tyler Wood.

The two said they were were going to Hattiesburg to have Christmas with Wood’s mother, Ann Wood Clark, and would return the same evening. They were traveling in a red/maroon colored 1996 Ford Mustang with a Petal Panthers tag in the back.

Wood’s cellphone has been turned off with the last location putting the phone in the vicinity of the MS/LA line on the morning of December 27th.

Investigators are now working with Crime Stoppers, The Fusion Center and Center for Search and Investigation. They are following every lead that is provided by the public, but have not produced any evidence. They have received details about Wood’s past but aren’t able to verify that information. 

If you have any information, you are encouraged to contact the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 601-394-2341, MS Coast Crime Stoppers at or 1-877-787-5898 and/or your local law enforcement agency. 

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