Search underway for missing 15-year-old in Oldham County

Search underway for missing 15-year-old in Oldham County
Mellie Simpson

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Oldham County police are asking for the communities help to locate a 15-year-old.

Mellie Simpson was last seen at her home in Goshen, Kentucky on Thursday.

Mellie is believed to have a bright red/light tan Osprey backpacking backpack and may be wearing camel colored Merrill hiking boots.

According to police, search and rescue teams have been searching a wooded area near her home.

The North Oldham Fire District posted on her Facebook page and said volunteers were meeting on Buckeye Trace and that they had “sufficient volunteers at this time.”

Anyone with information on her location is asked to call the Oldham County Police Department at (502) 222-1300.

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