Crime & Courts

Lincoln authorities seek missing woman

Authorities in Lincoln County are asking the public’s help in finding a 27-year-old woman who was reported missing.

Toasha Nicole Rice, 27, of Vale, was last seen by relatives on May 26, which was Memorial Day. Rice is known by some friends and on Facebook by the name of Nikki Green.

Family members said they last saw Rice leaving her home, in the 6800 block of Lackey Road, with a woman in a black four-door car. Relatives said they have tried contacting Rice on her cellphone, but it apparently has been turned off.

Authorities said Rice is on medication but is not believed to have taken the medicine with her.

She is described as white, with blue eyes and brown hair. She is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, 704-735-8202, the Lincoln County Communications Center, 704-735-8202, or Crime Stoppers, 704-736-8909.