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Police are searching for a woman who ran away from Whitesburg ARH hospital

Police are searching for a woman who ran away from the Whitesburg ARH hospital by stealing a hospital owned truck. Authorities are continuing to search for 24 year old Amanda Yonts after police say she ran away from the hospital on Tuesday and stole a hospital owned truck in the process. Officials say Yonts is already wanted on several warrants out of Pike County. Police recovered the stolen truck a few hours later in the Kings Creek area of Letcher County, but Yonts was not in the area. Authorities are continuing to follow up on leads on the possible whereabouts of Yonts. Anyone with any information concerning the possible whereabouts of Yonts is asked to contact police.

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