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Wake teen missing from Alamance group home

Posted October 14, 2012

— A 14-year-old Wake County girl missing from a group home in Alamance County is the subject of a Silver Alert issued late Sunday afternoon.

Bryanna Mykala Wiggins, who goes by "Bry Bry," was last seen at the group home at 101 Ruby Lane in Haw River. Police believe she might be trying to get to Wake, Wilson or Craven counties.

Bryanna is described as black, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 135 pounds. She has brown eyes and long, brown hair with blonde braids.

She was last seen wearing a purple tank top, black gym pants, and multi-colored, mismatched socks.

Anyone with information on Bryanna's whereabouts is asked to call Investigator B. Boggs with the Haw River Police Department at 336-570-6777.

Developed in 2007, the Silver Alert systems quickly notifies the public about missing, endangered people who have cognitive impairments. It also allows caregivers and nursing homes to report a person missing. In the past, only a family member could report an adult missing.

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  • cynda-ur-way Oct 15, 2012

    Good grief this story makes me question just what these group homes are doing to help people along. What caretaker lets
    some girl go around looking like that, Tacky braids,mismatched socks and sweatpants, no wonder she left.

  • Scubagirl Oct 15, 2012

    Hope shes found safely and quickly. Thinking that group home might need to revisit their security practices.