BREAKING: U.S. Marshals Service offering reward for sex offender and missing teen

Hayleigh Wilson and Benjamin Shook

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a reward for the capture of Benjamin Shook and the safe return of Hayleigh Wilson.

Police believe Shook, a 41 year old sex offender, lured 14 year old Wilson from her home after the two met online.

Hayleigh Wilson and Benjamin Shook
Hayleigh Wilson and Benjamin Shook

An AMBER Alert was issued Wednesday.

Authorities said they believe Wilson is wearing a sleeveless flowery top, with dark capri length pants.  Authorities said they believe Shook is wearing a blue shirt, dark shorts and dark tennis shoes. They said he has multiple tattoos on body and a partially shaved beard.

Anyone with information about where the two might be is asked to call the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-877-WANTED-2.

Law enforcement has also asked anyone with cabins, campers, or other buildings in the mountains of Grayson, Smyth, Wythe, and surrounding Southwest Virginia counties, to check their property for any signs that Wilson and Shook may have passed through.

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