New Hanover deputies ask for help finding missing teen


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing 15-year-old boy.

Ian Vanderhaar, a white male, approximately 6’0″, 145 pounds, was last seen wearing a red shirt, plaid shorts, white sneakers and backpack. He was last seen Sunday at his grandmother’s home in the 4800 block of Milford Rd.

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Detectives say they have exhausted all leads. They believe that Vanderhaar may be trying to travel to Florida.

Anyone with information on Ian’s location should contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 798-4162.