11/20/2021 8:21:00 AM Public's Help Needed To Locate Missing Mother And Child
Photos Courtesy Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Press Release
LINCOLNTON, N.C. – Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing mother and child.
On November 18, 2021 the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two people missing from an apartment at 1334 Rustic Trail, Lincolnton, NC.
A neighbor filed a report and told officers the last time the mother and son had been seen was on November 16, 2021. The Lincoln County Department of Social Services was notified and a relative said she has been in contact with the missing mother via text message and was informed to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.
Detective J. Lail said the father of the boy said that he was not concerned about them being in danger and this had happened before.
The mother, Katherine Ruth Pell, 41 and the son, Levi Collins, 13, have been entered NCIC as missing.
Pell is described as a white female, five feet – five inches tall weighing 215 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes.
Collins is a white male, five feet tall and weighs 90 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or Lincolnton Lincoln CrimeStoppers at 704-736-8909.