The search is on for two teenagers who are suspected of being responsible for multiple burglaries and car thefts throughout the southeast.
Dalton Hayes (18) and Cheyenne Phillips (13) allegedly stole their neighbors red Toyota Tundra pick up truck, and have gone missing since January 3.
WDRB reported that the couple was seen in the truck on a surveillance cam in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in South Carolina. The couple entered the store according to surveillance tapes, where they shopped and used a bad check.
The couple then abandoned the neighbor’s truck in Henry County, Georgia, and it is now beloved that they have stolen another vehicle, a 2001 silver Toyota Tundra which is registered to a firefighter, which has the license plate CF116I.
Grayson County Sheriff Norman Chaffins, told reporters that “There were two stolen guns in the Tundra. The longer they’re gone the worse the situation can become and we don’t want it to get any worse than it is … I’m just afraid that he’s going to wind up getting her hurt and she’s not going to return.” He then went on to tell reporters “Their behavior is becoming increasing brazen and dangerous.”
According to WDRB, Phillips parents say that Cheyenne is a notorious liar, and may have led Dalton to believe that she was 19 when they started dating.
Hayes’s parents said that her son texted her on January 6 saying, “Mommy, don’t worry. I’m fine, okay — plenty of money and food. Love you, good night, sweet dreams.”
The couple has been on the run for 12 days now, are continuing to use bad checks, and have avoided the cops twice now. It is believed that the couple has no real route or destination, and has just been trying to keep low as they travel. If these two teenagers believe that they can out run the law forever they are in for a rude awakening, and will be facing serious charges.
Photo: Grayson County Sheriff’s Office
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