Gaston County Police Search for Missing Teen
On Monday, June 10, 2019 at approximately 11:00pm, Ethan Danny Britt, age 14, was reported missing to the Gaston County Police Department. On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in the morning hours, the Gaston County Police and Gaston Emergency Medical Services responded to the bridge on Stanley Spencer Mtn Rd. at the South Fork River in reference to a stranded person in the middle of the river. Upon being rescued, the person advised that they had been with Ethan Britt the previous evening and had become separated while exploring the river area.
Gaston County Police, Gaston Emergency Medical Services, Gaston County Emergency Management, Charlotte Fire Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are currently searching the South Fork River and surrounding area for Ethan Britt.
Anyone who has seen or had contact with Ethan Britt is encouraged to contact the Gaston County Police by calling 911 or the County Police Front Desk at 704-866-3320.