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Missing Mountain View girl returns home

Original post made on Sep 10, 2008

Mountain View police report: "Brittany Brown just returned home on her own. Officers and detectives are interviewing her currently to determine if she was the victim of any crime." Police say more information will be made available soon.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 7:19 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by hmmm, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 10, 2008 at 1:26 pm

hmmm, someone's going to bed without dinner...

Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Sep 10, 2008 at 1:28 pm

let's kill this. Listing the name was not a good idea.

Posted by Sally, a resident of Midtown
on Sep 10, 2008 at 2:05 pm

I'm very glad that Brittany Brown is home safe today. As a warning to other teenagers who might find themselves in that situation, I hope she has the strength and courage to tell others what happened to her.

Posted by A, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Sep 11, 2008 at 2:35 pm

Yeah, I hope she has the "strength" to stand up and say she got completely wasted and spent the weekend with a random couple she met in a bar. Or maybe she should just leave that one alone.

The cops should have known better. You don't investigate missing adults until they've been gone for MORE than 24 hours, not less. Every teenage girl's mother thinks they are very close and that she always knows what's going on with her kid. And they are almost all wrong.

Posted by sally, a resident of Midtown
on Sep 11, 2008 at 4:27 pm

She disappeared on Friday night. The police didn't publicize the case until Tuesday, which is 4 days later. I assume she missed work on Monday and Tuesday.

Posted by Anonymous sj, a resident of Mountain View
on Sep 13, 2008 at 12:17 am

I'm so glad she made it back safe. Now the police need to find out the whole truth and get to the bottom of it

Posted by Jim, a resident of Mountain View
on Sep 28, 2008 at 10:56 pm

"Now the police need to find out the whole truth and get to the bottom of it"

Yeah? Why's that? Did *she* call for help? Did she require permission to "go missing?" Is she on parole or probation or something that requires her to check in with somebody before she has a wild weekend? Why exactly does she owe anyone any explanation of what she did with her time?

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