8/31/16 – ALEA reports that Brooke Bridges is missing again as of August 27. Brook left her Brewton home in Brewton. She was last seen wearing shorts and a t-shirt. She has brown eyes and green hair and is 5’2, 100 lbs.
According to Brooke’s mom, Lisa Bridges, Brooke was gone for 53 days before she was able to reach out for help.
“She was able to get contact back with us through Facebook. She’s going through night terrors. Things happened to her that should not have happened to anybody,” Lisa Bridges told WSFA news.”Watch what your children are doing.”
UPDATE 3/31/16 – It has been confirmed that Brooke is now safe and home with her family. Reported by News 5, law enforcement officials said the reunion between Brooke and her family was “touching” and that the mother was hyperventilating to the point that ambulance assistance was considered. Brooke was found in Atlanta.
Original story: Brooke Bridges, 16, has been missing from Brewton, Ala. since Feb. 7, 2016. She was last seen as the family was heading to bed Sunday night around 11 p.m. The next morning the front door was wide open and Brooke could not be located. Brooke’s mother, Lisa Bridges has told the Huffington Post that she believes Brooke answered the door that night and someone took her.
“I think she must have opened the door to someone and they snatched her,” said Lisa.
Brooke last posted on Facebook on Feb. 4th. Usually teens are shuffled into the runaway category and that’s it, but in Brooke’s case the FBI has joined in the search. There is probably more to this story than we know that would case the authorities to be searching for her so fanatically. FBI Agent Douglas Astralaga said, “Basically, today, we’ll be doing the same thing we were doing yesterday. We were canvassing the neighborhood once again and we’re following up on every lead that’s out there coming through the night.” Brookes is 5’3″ tall and 100 pounds and was wearing a spaghetti strap tank and black sweatpants.
If you have any information as to her whereabouts, please call the Brewton police at 251-867-3212 or leave a tip here.